Definitions for

Overview of noun competition

The noun competition has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (17) competition

(a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers; "business competition can be fiendish at times")

2. (4) contest, competition

(an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants)

3. (4) competition, contention, rivalry

(the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place")

4. rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender

(the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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