What does Competition mean?

Definitions for Competition
ˌkɒm pɪˈtɪʃ ənCom·pe·ti·tion

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. competitionnoun

    a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers

    "business competition can be fiendish at times"

  2. contest, competitionnoun

    an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

  3. competition, contention, rivalrynoun

    the act of competing as for profit or a prize

    "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"

  4. rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contendernoun

    the contestant you hope to defeat

    "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

Wiktionary

  1. competitionnoun

    The action of competing.

    The competition for this job is strong.

  2. competitionnoun

    A contest for a prize or award.

    The newspaper is featuring a competition to win a car.

  3. competitionnoun

    The competitors in such a contest.

    The new stain remover was ten times more effective than the competition.

  4. Etymology: From competitio, from competere, from peto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Competitionnoun

    the act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest; rivalry, as for approbation, for a prize, or as where two or more persons are engaged in the same business and each seeking patronage; -- followed by for before the object sought, and with before the person or thing competed with

Freebase

  1. Competition

    Competition in biology, ecology, and sociology, is a contest between organisms, animals, individuals, groups, etc., for territory, a niche, or a location of resources, for resources and goods, for prestige, recognition, awards, mates, or group or social status, for leadership; it is the opposite of cooperation. It arises whenever at least two parties strive for a goal which cannot be shared or which is desired individually but not in sharing and cooperation. Competition occurs naturally between living organisms which co-exist in the same environment. For example, animals compete over water supplies, food, mates, and other biological resources. Humans compete usually for food and mates, though when these needs are met deep rivalries often arise over the pursuit of wealth, prestige, and fame. Competition is also a major tenet in market economy and business is often associated with competition as most companies are in competition with at least one other firm over the same group of customers, and also competition inside a company is usually stimulated for meeting and reaching higher quality of services or products that the company produce or develop.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. competition

    1. The struggle for a cake of ice in hell. 2. The life of trade, and the death of the trader.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Competition' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1061

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Competition' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1516

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Competition' in Nouns Frequency: #443

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Competition in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Competition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Competition in a Sentence

  1. Andy Murray:

    To represent your country at the Games is an unbelievable experience, but to lead out Team GB will be an incredible honor, the biggest in sport, this is my third Olympic Games and it is a very special competition for me. I obviously have great memories of London and I am 100 percent focused on winning here in Rio.

  2. Sumeet Singh:

    This spending should normalise over the next few years and it will be back in the black, competition permitting, in our view, looking at where domestic and international peers are trading Kuaishou still offers decent upside from the IPO price.

  3. Mark Leonard:

    To me, this shows is the end of one geopolitical era, which was about creating a liberal international order, and the beginning of a new one, which is about the competition between China and America.

  4. Thomas Sudyka:

    The competition for that job is tougher for the employer. The employee has choices now.

  5. Thomas Bach:

    At a time when we still on speaking terms with AIBA, we had more or less agreed that we will have gender equality in the Olympic competition in Tokyo, you can be assured that whoever organizes the Olympic competition, we will insist on this principle of gender equality for boxing.

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Translations for Competition

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  • kompetisieAfrikaans
  • منافسةArabic
  • съперничество, съревнование, конкуренция, състезаниеBulgarian
  • competència, competicióCatalan, Valencian
  • soupeření, konkurence, soutěž, konkurováníCzech
  • konkurrenceDanish
  • Wettbewerb, KonkurrenzGerman
  • ɖikekeEwe
  • ανταγωνισμός, συναγωνισμός, διαγωνισμόςGreek
  • konkursoEsperanto
  • competición, competenciaSpanish
  • võistlusEstonian
  • رقابتPersian
  • kilpailu, kisaFinnish
  • concours, compétition, concurrenceFrench
  • kompetysjeWestern Frisian
  • iomaidhIrish
  • תחרותHebrew
  • प्रतिस्पर्धा, प्रतियोगिताHindi
  • verseny, versengésHungarian
  • մրցակցություն, մրցույթArmenian
  • concorso, competizione, gara, concorrenzaItalian
  • 競争, 大会, コンペ, コンテスト, コンクールJapanese
  • შეჯიბრიGeorgian
  • 경진 대회, 競爭, 경쟁, 경쟁 시험, 경기Korean
  • sîbaq, pêşbirk, hevrikî, riberiz, reqabet, berêkane, misabiqe, pêşbazî, hawirkanKurdish
  • натпревар, конкуренција, наптреварMacedonian
  • മത്സരംMalayalam
  • persaingan, pertandinganMalay
  • toernooi, concurrentie, competitieDutch
  • konkurs, zawody, rywalizacjaPolish
  • competição, concurso, concorrênciaPortuguese
  • competiție, concurență, concursRomanian
  • состязание, конкурс, конкуренция, соревнование, соперничествоRussian
  • súťažSlovak
  • tävling, konkurrensSwedish
  • పోటీచేయు, పోటీ, పందెముTelugu
  • مقابلہUrdu
  • cuộc thi, cạnh tranhVietnamese

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