Definition Of competes


strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others who are trying to do the same.

universities are competing for applicants

Example Of competes

  • All of the girls on the team are my friends that I competed with when I was at home, so they were looking forward to seeing me.

  • At the moment I am actually at the Goodwill Games where I am competing for the European team.

  • Citroen are a works team, and not a satellite operation competing for a maker like Ford or Subaru.

  • Cullen says if the NRL schedules games correctly the teams would not be competing for crowds.

  • Found in rivers, lakes and other wetlands, they competed with human beings for fish, their main diet, and lost.

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