Third-person singular simple present indicative form of compete.(verb)
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Use "competes" in a sentence
"Very eye-catching, but when the label competes with the size of your junk, our minds can't help wandering from sex to our next shopping spree."
"King of the Mountain competes directly with Sleeping Indian and makes a wide variety of wool gear, but the most useful item is their Bushman Shirt (shown above), which is so heavy that it can double as a jacket."
"Obama is making a strong play for Bush-won Colorado, Nevada, Ohio and Virginia, while McCain competes fiercely in Kerry-won Michigan and New Hampshire."