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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. optometric

  2. topometric

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  1. Alex
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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. John McCain:

    Putin is not America's friend, nor merely a competitor. Putin is America's enemy — not because we wish it so, but because he has chosen to be, it is up to President Trump to hold Putin accountable for his actions during the meeting in Helsinki.

  2. Alexei Sharshkov:

    Piglets go on to produce a new generation of sport pigs. They don't get eaten, how could you eat a competitor who is known around the world?

  3. Democratic Rep. Antonio Delgado:

    If you introduce a public competitor within the private insurance market place, there is no doubt that will have a real effect on the premiums, on deductibles and it will drive down the cost of health care.

  4. Philippe Collard:

    Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak have a one, two, three punch here : Slowing growth, advertisers are still favoring established platforms and a very, very threatening competitor, probably, people are sitting on the sideline saying,' What do I do with Snap, is it going to be another Twitter ?'.

  5. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    There is no uniform, global model for democracy, what you mean by democracy differs from county to country. This conception is different in India and in the USA and in Russia or Europe. In the USA, for example, twice in history a politician became President because he had more electoral votes, regardless of the fact that his competitor had more votes from the citizens.

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    the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    • A. blistering
    • B. opaque
    • C. dangerous
    • D. sought

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