Vie is defined as to strive to win something.
To struggle or fight with by wrestling; wrestle with
To contend or fight violently with an opponent
To struggle or fight forcefully; contend:
(Archaic) To be a rival; compete (with)
To set in direct opposition or competition:
To compete with; to strive against.
To flip or toss (coins) and compare the sides that land face up.
To struggle in hand-to-hand combat; wrestle
To engage in or carry on (a war, conflict, case, etc.)
To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
To contend; struggle (with or against)
To oppose as in a battle; fight
To separate or keep out by means of a fence or other barrier:
To fight with the feet and spurs
To fight, struggle, contend, etc. briefly but vigorously; wrestle; scuffle
(Sports) To compete against in a race.
(Music) To perform on an instrument:
(Poker) To play worse than usual (often as a result of previous bad luck).
Conflict means to clash with someone or something.
Find another word for competes. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for competes, like: contends, vies, wrestles, struggles, strives, rivals, pits, opposes, matches, grapples and fights.