Competition synonyms

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The act of competing
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A competitor (person, team, company, etc.) with the same goal as another, or striving to attain the same thing. Defeating a rival may be a primary or necessary goal of a competitor.
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(Uncountable) Controversy; debate.
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The act of competing
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An instance of such testing, especially as part of a series of tests or experiments:
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Strife is defined as the act of conflict or something that is difficult to do.
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The act of competing
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The definition of a conflict is a fight or disagreement.
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A place or instance of junction or intersection.
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Fighting, especially with weapons:
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(Sports) A competitive sporting event such as a boxing meet, a baseball game, or a cricket match.
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Any fight or struggle; conflict
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(Comput.) The act or an instance of using an emulator
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A difference in views, especially in public, between individuals taking opposite sides on a particular issue.
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A specific, often limited, period of employment:
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The relationship between two or more rivals who regularly compete with each other. The term usually applies to two rivals.
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The act of competing
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A particular style or manner of playing a game:
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One taking part in a contest; a competitor.
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An instance of competition
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A fellow rival; a competitor; a rival.
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The definition of an opponent is someone who you compete against, who has interests opposing yours, or is a person who is against something.
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A point maintained in an argument, or a line of argument taken in its support; the subject matter of discussion of strife; a position taken or contended for.
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A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
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The act of competing
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The act of competing
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The fact or state of being a candidate
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The sport of competing in races.
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The act of competing
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The act of competing
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Opposition; contradiction; such as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes etc.
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Hostility that results in active resistance, opposition, or contentiousness.
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A sport in which two competitors attempt to unbalance, control, or immobilize each other by various holds and maneuvers.
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(Idiomatic) a dispute between two parties, particularly an entrenched, back and forth dispute.
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(Controversial usage) One of the categories from the many subcategorizations of the human species. See Wikipedia's article on historical definitions of race.
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The people who so meet or the place of meeting
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A putting together of two persons or things as for competition or comparison
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Any struggle, contest, or quarrel
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(Roller derby) A roller derby match.
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An object of mockery, jest, or play:
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An instance of competition
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The position or title of a champion
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A series of such tournaments, jousts, etc. presented as an entertainment
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A medieval sport in which two mounted knights with lances charged together and attempted to unhorse one another.
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A combat or contest with lances, as between two medieval knights on horseback; esp., such a formal combat as part of a tournament
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An informal and spirited but generally civil discussion of opposing views.
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A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected, or brief:
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(Informal) An uproar or commotion
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An argument, conflict, dispute, or fight.
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Competitor or competitors
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Competitor or competitors
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A voluntary joining of two or more persons to jointly carry on and profit from a single business. A partnership is presumed to exist if the persons have agreed to proportionally share the losses and profits from that enterprise.
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The definition of an alliance is a relationship forged between two or more individuals or groups that works as a positive for both parties involved.
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A condition of active antagonism or contention:
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Conflict or struggle of any kind
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A rival business, team, etc.
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Someone who competes with one or more other people
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The act of competing
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(Idiomatic) The art or practice of successively outdoing a competitor.
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(Idiomatic, singular only) An activity or situation which is congested with participants and which is hectic or tedious, especially in the context of a busy, modern urban lifestyle.
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(Games) A game in which the outcome depends mainly on the physical and mental skills of the players, and only secondarily on chance.
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The definition of cooperation is people working together to achieve results or people helping each other out to achieve a common goal.
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The space shuttle Challenger, named after the HMS Challenger (1858), destroyed on January 28, 1986 with loss of its seven-member crew.
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Synonym Study

  • Emulation implies endeavor to equal or surpass another, usually one greatly admired, in achievement, character, etc.
  • Rivalry implies keen competition between opponents more or less evenly matched, and, unqualified, it often suggests unfriendliness or even hostility
  • Competition denotes a striving for the same object, position, prize, etc., often in accordance with certain fixed rules
Find another word for competition. In this page you can discover 78 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for competition, like: vying, rival, contest, pitting of wits, trial, strife, rivalry for patronage, conflict, meeting, combat and match.