noun, plural rivalries.
the action, position, or relation of a rival or rivals; competition:
rivalry between Yale and Harvard.
an instance of this.
noun (pl) -ries
the act of rivalling; competition
the state of being a rival or rivals
rivalry ri·val·ry (rī’vəl-rē)
The state or condition of competition or antagonism.
noun 1. a person who is competing for the same object or goal as another, or who tries to equal or outdo another; competitor. 2. a person or thing that is in a position to dispute another’s preeminence or superiority: a stadium without a rival. 3. Obsolete. a companion in duty. adjective 4. competing or […]
verb (used with object), rived, rived or riven, riving. 1. to tear or rend apart: to rive meat from a bone. 2. to separate by striking; split; cleave. 3. to rend, harrow, or distress (the feelings, heart, etc.). 4. to split (wood) radially from a log. verb (used without object), rived, rived or riven, riving. […]
- Rive gauche
phrase left bank, left side of a waterway when facing downstream, esp. south of the Seine, an area of having a distinctive intellectual culture Word Origin French
noun, Chiefly Western Canada. 1. a very small dumpling made of a batter of butter, egg, flour, and seasoning, cooked in broth.