Another word for competition
The act of competing
rivalry, contention, contest, striving, strife, struggle, emulation, vying, controversy, coping with, opposition, pairing off, meeting, engagement, candidacy, racing, trial, contest for advantage, pitting of strength, pitting of wits, combat, fight, conflict, attempt to outsell, rivalry for patronage, attempt at betterment, clash, counteraction, antagonism, wrestling, tug of war*, one-upmanship*, rat race*.
An instance of competition
race, match, contest, game, meet, matchup, fight, bout, boxing match, game of skill, trial, sport, athletic event, championship, tournament, tilt, joust, debate, encounter, rumpus*, tangle*; see also game 1, sport 3.
Competitor or competitors
competition denotes a striving for the same object, position, prize, etc., often in accordance with certain fixed rules; rivalry implies keen competition between opponents more or less evenly matched, and, unqualified, it often suggests unfriendliness or even hostility; emulation implies endeavor to equal or surpass another, usually one greatly admired, in achievement, character, etc.
Another word for competitionnoun
A vying with others for victory or supremacy:battle, contest, corrivalry, race, rivalry, strife, striving, struggle, tug of war, war, warfare. See conflict
A trial of skill or ability:contest, meet1. See conflict
One that competes:competitor, contender, contestant, corrival, opponent, rival. See conflict