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Meaning of COMPETITION

Pronunciation:  `kâmpi'tishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
  2. [n]  an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
  3. [n]  the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
  4. [n]  a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers; "business competition can be fiendish at times"
 

COMPETITION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: challenger, competitor, contender, contention, contest, rival, rivalry
 
 Antonyms: cooperation
 
 See Also: athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics, business relation, champ, champion, chicken, cliffhanger, comer, contest, contestant, enemy, favorite, favourite, field trial, finalist, foe, front-runner, game, group action, king, match, playoff, price competition, price war, queen, race, runner-up, second best, semifinalist, series, social event, spelldown, spelling bee, spelling contest, street fighter, tier, tilter, title-holder, tournament, tourney, trial, world-beater

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com`pe*ti"tion\, n. [L. competition. See
{Compete}.]
The act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is
endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the
same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest;
rivalry, as for approbation, for a prize, or as where two or
more persons are engaged in the same business and each
seeking patronage; -- followed by for before the object
sought, and with before the person or thing competed with.

      Competition to the crown there is none, nor can be.
                                               --Bacon.

      A portrait, with which one of Titian's could not come
      in competition.                          --Dryden.

      There is no competition but for the second place.
                                               --Dryden.

      Where competition does not act at all there is complete
      monopoly.                                --A. T.
                                               Hadley.

Syn: Emulation; rivalry; rivalship; contest; struggle;
     contention; opposition; jealousy. See {Emulation}.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a competition, represents your need to grow and expand. Learn the value of endurance and perseverance. Also be more assertive. Dreaming that you win a competition, suggests that you possess the necessary skills to accomplish a goal or solve a problem in your waking life.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A type of organism-organism interaction which can be either between members of the same species or members of different species. The relationship occurs when commodities (like food, mates, shelters, etc.) are scarce and there are not enough to go around for all members which need them. In general, all involved members of the relationship are harmed by this interaction.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the situation in which two populations occupy the same or parts of the same niche.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antagonism, antipathy, bad blood, championship, clashing, collision, competitor, concours, conflict, contention, contest, contrariety, contrariness, corrival, cross-purposes, cutthroat competition, disaccord, dissension, emulation, enmity, event, fractiousness, friction, game, gamesmanship, hostility, inimicalness, jockeying, lifemanship, match, meet, meeting, negativeness, noncooperation, obstinacy, one-upmanship, oppugnancy, perverseness, recalcitrance, refractoriness, rencontre, repugnance, rivalry, strife, striving, struggle, tournament, tug-of-war, uncooperativeness, vying, warfare
 

 

 

 

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