Origin of competitor
Examples from the Web for competitors
Competitors would force Microsoft to change, and the public would benefit.
Navic Systems worked with cable companies to gather subscriber data, so Kanojia has some experience with his competitors.
In a blog post, he announced that the company would open up its patents and other intellectual property to competitors.Tesla’s Radical Patent Move is a Plot to Take Over the Road|Daniel Gross|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The market for handheld devices is now crowded with competitors.
And she crushed her last two competitors, both of whom were better known than Bellows.Pro-Pot, Pro-Gay, Anti-NSA… and Running for Senate|David Freedlander|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such rapidity yet precision of thought, such volubility yet clearness of utterance, left all competitors behind.
Their comparative merits were appreciated, and the prize awarded to one of the competitors.
At the time appointed for all competitors to send in their designs, Virgie was ready to subject her work to criticism.Virgie's Inheritance|Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
In the mighty race, with competitors the wide world over, to produce the best machine, Peer had been on the very point of winning.The Great Hunger|Johan Bojer
His pianos were universally regarded as the best in the market, and his competitors were unable to excel him.Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made|James D. McCabe, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for competitors
Word Origin and History for competitors
1530s, from Middle French compétiteur (16c.), or directly from Latin competitor "rival," agent noun from competere (see compete).