Compete vs. Compute
Difference Between Compete and Compute
To be in battle or in a rivalry with another for the same thing, position, or reward; to contend
(transitive) To reckon or calculate.Can anyone here compute the square root of 10201?
To be in a position in which it is possible to win or triumph.
To make sense.Does that compute, or do I need to explain further?
To take part in a contest, game or similar event
compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
make a mathematical calculation or computation