verb (used with object), ri·valed, ri·val·ing or (especially British) ri·valled, ri·val·ling.
verb (used without object), ri·valed, ri·val·ing or (especially British) ri·valled, ri·val·ling.
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Examples from the Web for rivaling
Video games are quickly becoming one of the biggest entertainment industries in the world - rivaling television and movies.
Cable networks, news parodies and bloggers are rivaling and even eclipsing broadcast news and newspapers.
Her rich voice rippled out on the air, rivaling the songs of the nightingales themselves.Vendetta|Marie Corelli
And meanwhile Mr. Parker has been rivaling Algy in the ardor with which he calls in the aid of the champagne to keep out the wet.Nancy|Rhoda Broughton
Across the bay of deepest blue the purple mountains of Gonave loom against the Western sky, rivaling the bay's azure depths.Self-Determining Haiti|James Weldon Johnson
"Maybe some one is rivaling you in a high diving stunt," said Helen, half playfully.Joe Strong, the Boy Fish|Vance Barnum
It is one of the most important in the North Country, rivaling the cathedrals in proportions, and has only recently been restored.In Unfamiliar England|Thomas Dowler Murphy
British Dictionary definitions for rivaling
- a person, organization, team, etc, that competes with another for the same object or in the same field
- (as modifier)rival suitors; a rival company