1. competitive

adjective. ['kəmˈpɛtətɪv, kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv'] involving competition or competitiveness.


  • competitory
  • matched
  • agonistical
  • emulous
  • combative
  • agonistic


  • peaceful
  • defensive
  • amicable
  • unassertive

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Rhymes with Competitive

  • repetitive

How do you spell competitive? Is it competative ?

A common misspelling of competitive is competative

Sentences with competitive

1. Adjective
Taking these classes will make the student more competitive as there are many applicants to nursing schools each term.

Quotes about competitive

1. At no point do I wish to be in conflict with any man or masculine thought. It doesn't enter my consciousness. Art is anonymous. It's not competitive with men. It's a complementary contribution.
- Barbara Hepworth

2. I'm a very competitive person, but competitive with myself. I want to be the best that I can be, and if that means that I'm eventually better than everyone else, then so be it. But I don't go around comparing and contrasting myself with other actors if I can help it. It's also, I think, the key to my success.
- Wentworth Miller

3. Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

2. competitive

adjective. ['kəmˈpɛtətɪv, kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv'] subscribing to capitalistic competition.


  • free-enterprise
  • capitalistic
  • capitalist


  • mismatched
  • unargumentative
  • unaffected
  • liberal

3. competitive

adjective. ['kəmˈpɛtətɪv, kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv'] showing a fighting disposition.


  • aggressive


  • incompatible
  • unmated