Compete vs. Compute: What's the Difference?

Compete and Compute Definitions

Compete

To strive against another or others to attain a goal, such as an advantage or victory.

Compute

To determine by mathematics, especially by numerical methods
Computed the tax due.

Compete

To be in battle or in a rivalry with another for the same thing, position, or reward; to contend

Compute

To determine by the use of a computer.

Compete

To be in a position in which it is possible to win or triumph.

Compute

To determine an amount or number.

Compete

To take part in a contest, game or similar event

Compute

To use a computer.

Compete

To contend emulously; to seek or strive for the same thing, position, or reward for which another is striving; to contend in rivalry, as for a prize or in business; as, tradesmen compete with one another.
The rival statesmen, with eyes fixed on America, were all the while competing for European alliances.

Compute

To be reasonable, plausible, or consistent; make sense
Your alibi doesn't compute.

Compete

Compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Compute

Computation
Amounts beyond compute.

Compute

(transitive) To reckon, calculate.
Can anyone here compute the square root of 10201?

Compute

To make sense. commonly used in mimicry of a science fictional robot and spoken in a robotic voice; most frequently in negative constructs
Does that compute, or do I need to explain further?

Compute

Computational processing power

Compute

To determine by calculation; to reckon; to count.
Two days, as we compute the days of heaven.
What's done we partly may compute,But know not what's resisted.

Computation.

Compute

Make a mathematical calculation or computation