What does competitive mean?

Definitions for competitivekəmˈpɛt ɪ tɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word competitive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. competitive, competitory(adj)

    involving competition or competitiveness

    "competitive games"; "to improve one's competitive position"

  2. competitive, free-enterprise(a), private-enterprise(a)(adj)

    subscribing to capitalistic competition

  3. competitive, militant(adj)

    showing a fighting disposition

    "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy"

Wiktionary

  1. competitive(Adjective)

    capable of competing successfully

  2. competitive(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to competition

  3. competitive(Adjective)

    inclined to compete

  4. competitive(Adjective)

    inhibiting the action of an enzyme by binding with it

  5. competitive(Adjective)

    (euphemistically, of prices) cheap, especially used of quality products

Webster Dictionary

  1. Competitive(adj)

    of or pertaining to competition; producing competition; competitory; as, a competitive examination

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'competitive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2765

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'competitive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3430

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'competitive' in Adjectives Frequency: #367

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of competitive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of competitive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Avtovaz President Bo Andersson:

    Our job is not to compete with the main international producers, the important thing is that in the economy sector we must be competitive - and we can be competitive.

  2. Red Bull designer Adrian Newey:

    It's one thing where you're not competitive but you can see your way out of it, it's another when you're not competitive and your partner doesn't seem to be willing to deal with you.

  3. Fritjof Capra:

    In the end the aggressors always destroy themselves, making way for others who know how to cooperate and get along. Life is much less a competitive struggle for survival than a triumph of cooperation and creativity.

  4. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

  5. W. Edwards Deming:

    What we need to do is learn to work in the system, by which I mean that everybody, every team, every platform, every division, every component is there not for individual competitive profit or recognition, but for contribution to the system as a whole on a win-win basis.

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