English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to compete (with someone)
The two candidates are vying for the support of the New York voters.
Synonyms
compete
The stores will inevitably end up competing with each other for increased market shares.
,
struggle
The shopkeeper struggled with the intruder for some time before the intruder ran off.
,
contend
The two main groups contended for power.
, ,
strive
He strives hard to keep himself very fit.
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be rivals
,
match yourself against

Additional synonyms

in the sense of contend
Definition
to compete or fight
The two main groups contended for power.
in the sense of strive
Definition
to make a great effort
He strives hard to keep himself very fit.
Synonyms
try,
go for it (informal),
try hard,
make every effort,
go all out (informal),
bend over backwards (informal),
do your best,
go for broke (slang),
leave no stone unturned,
bust a gut (informal),
do all you can,
give it your best shot (informal),
jump through hoops (informal),
break your neck (informal),
make an all-out effort (informal),
knock yourself out (informal),
do your utmost,
do your damnedest (informal),
give it your all (informal),
rupture yourself (informal)
in the sense of struggle
Definition
to fight with someone, often for possession of something
The shopkeeper struggled with the intruder for some time before the intruder ran off.
Synonyms

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