a person, team, company, etc., that competes; rival.
- com·pet·i·tor·ship, noun
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How to use competitor in a sentence
Competitors would force Microsoft to change, and the public would benefit.
Starting from scratch is never easy—and the team of journalists had serious competitors in Russia's state-owned media.
“The competition is very fierce, we have very good competitors,” he told the Daily Beast.Kissy-Face The Nation: Washington’s Power Elite Smooch Bob Schieffer | Lloyd Grove | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was the 1985 Halloween special that set an animated Garfield ahead of its contemporary competitors.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons | Rich Goldstein | November 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It's believed competitors spiritually connect to each other and the world around them.A Millennium After Inventing the Game, the Iroquois Are Lacrosse’s New Superpower | Evin Demirel | July 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The only sales he made were of small articles his competitors had forgotten or neglected to stock.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
Which of these two mighty competitors had the better case may perhaps be doubted.
Was Norman quite proof against the consciousness of daily excelling all his competitors?The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
There was, as may easily be supposed, no want of powerful and noble competitors for such a prize.
The whole Court was divided between the competitors, but divided very unequally.
British Dictionary definitions for competitor
a person, group, team, firm, etc, that vies or competes; rival
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