Rivals



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 standing in rivalry:
rival suitors; rival businesses.
verb (used with object), rivaled, rivaling or (especially British) rivalled, rivalling.
5.
to compete with in rivalry: strive to win from, equal, or outdo.
6.
to prove to be a worthy rival of:
He soon rivaled the others in skill.
7.
to equal (something) as if in carrying on a rivalry:
The Hudson rivals any European river in beauty.
verb (used without object), rivaled, rivaling or (especially British) rivalled, rivalling.
8.
to engage in rivalry; compete.
noun
1.
a comedy of manners (1775) by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
noun
1.

a person, organization, team, etc, that competes with another for the same object or in the same field
(as modifier): rival suitors, a rival company

2.
a person or thing that is considered the equal of another or others: she is without rival in the field of economics
verb (transitive) -vals, -valling, -valled (US) -vals, -valing, -valed
3.
to be the equal or near equal of: an empire that rivalled Rome
4.
to try to equal or surpass; compete with in rivalry

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