Competition synonyms

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The act of competing
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(Uncountable) Controversy; debate.
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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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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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The act of competing
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Strife is defined as the act of conflict or something that is difficult to do.
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The definition of a conflict is a fight or disagreement.
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Any fight or struggle; conflict
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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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A particular style or manner of playing a game:
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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 place or instance of junction or intersection.
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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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A series of such tournaments, jousts, etc. presented as an entertainment
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The act of competing
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One taking part in a contest; a competitor.
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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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(Roller derby) A roller derby match.
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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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A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected, or brief:
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An argument, conflict, dispute, or fight.
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An instance of competition
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An informal and spirited but generally civil discussion of opposing views.
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(Informal) An uproar or commotion
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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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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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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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(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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(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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Any struggle, contest, or quarrel
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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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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 medieval sport in which two mounted knights with lances charged together and attempted to unhorse one another.
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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, contest, rival, pitting of wits, trial, rivalry for patronage, strife, conflict, battle, combat and opposition.