No ad, however, rivals the most bizarre commercial to use the song: A 2007 spot for Yaz birth control.
Like Gates, Zuckerberg has infinite wealth, and he seems monomaniacal in his desire to see Facebook beat back any and all rivals.
One place Apple is expected to outdo its rivals is in music storage.
Recruiting agents from amidst our rivals is the “the Alpha and Beta of espionage,” says Weiner.
In keeping with the newly aggressive turn his campaign has taken, he also took the opportunity to criticize his rivals.
And yet we have not clearly distinguished the political shepherd from his rivals.
The Guinea-pigs were not exactly the enemies of the Tadpoles, but the rivals.
For while in treasonable loyalty he had a thousand rivals, on the road he was the first exponent of the grand manner.
Both started together, and both manifesting the spirit of rivals.
Aluminum and copper are rivals as carriers of electrical power, with the advantage at present somewhat in favor of copper.
1570s, from Latin rivalis "a rival, adversary in love; neighbor," originally, "of the same brook," from rivus "brook" (see rivulet). "One who is in pursuit of the same object as another." The sense evolution seems to be based on the competitiveness of neighbors: "one who uses the same stream," or "one on the opposite side of the stream" A secondary sense in Latin and sometimes in English was "associate, companion in duty," from the notion of "one having a common right or privilege with another." As an adjective 1580s from the noun.
c.1600, from rival (n.). Related: Rivaled; rivaling.