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Definitions for competitor
kəmˈpɛt ɪ tərcom·peti·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender(noun)

    the contestant you hope to defeat

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


  1. competitor(Noun)

    A person or organization against whom one is competing.

    Etymology: Formed with the verb to compete and the suffix -or.

  2. competitor(Noun)

    A participant in a competition, especially in athletics.

    Etymology: Formed with the verb to compete and the suffix -or.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Competitor(noun)

    one who seeks what another seeks, or claims what another claims; one who competes; a rival

    Etymology: [L.: cf. F. comptiteur.]

  2. Competitor(noun)

    an associate; a confederate

    Etymology: [L.: cf. F. comptiteur.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'competitor' in Nouns Frequency: #1704

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of competitor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of competitor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of competitor in a Sentence

  1. Burt Flickinger:

    The Ocado partnership is the best investment the Kroger Company's ever made in the last 25 years, ocado is a consumer's dream and a competitor's nightmare, and the competitor that's going to get caught in the crossfire is clearly Amazon.

  2. David Schawel:

    DoubleLine is attracting inflows due to a combination of lower U.S. Treasury yields, solid relative performance and most likely, the capturing of competitor outflows.

  3. Lydia Ko:

    I don't think about the rankings or if one birdie is going to put me a couple shots in front of her, i feel very fortunate that there is a great competitor like her where I can work harder and be as good as her or get to that ranking.

  4. Keith Whitchurch:

    Colombian coal is more a direct competitor to Australia. The Australian/Colombian coal represent far better value for money in terms of total cost of electricity generated than Indonesian coals.

  5. Jerry Taylor:

    I'm sure they're going to be web-based as well as mobile-type folks, they're trying to get a footprint in the United States. What better place to go than their direct competitor in Amazon?

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