Pronunciation of Competitor
/kəmpˈɛtɪtə/, /kəmpˈɛtɪtə/, /k_ə_m_p_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_t_ə/
Antonyms for competitor:
Synonyms for competitor:
Other synonyms and related words:
contention, diver, athlete, favourite, entrant, competition, nominee, outsider, qualifier, challenger, contest, rivalry, contender, pushover, favorite, Corrival, runner-up, all-comers, nomination, field.
Sense 2 (noun)
enemy, mercenary, struggler, militant, bruiser, battler, opponent, soldier, pugilist, warrior, bully, assailant, combatant, quarreler, swordsman, brawler, tough, foe, man-at-arms, thug, rioter, duelist, contestant, antagonist, Jouster, rival, fighter, gladiator, adversary.
person willing to enter contest (noun)
Usage examples for competitor:
- If a business man happened to tell his wife something of a confidential nature, as some husbands do, and the wife were indiscreet enough to mention it to your wife, without realizing its full import, and your wife repeated it to you, and you thereupon proceeded to communicate it to the business man's competitor- you might not break any law, or do anything dishonest, and your intellect might tell you there was profit for yourself to be gained by it- and many another person in your place might jump at the chance- but for all that, there ought to be a feeling within you to prevent you doing it, because it would not be honorable. - "Heart and Soul", Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post).
- At length their boat for a few moments distanced its competitor; the assurance of perfect safety was impressively asserted; anxiety began to be relieved, and most of the passengers gained their wonted composure. - "The Lamplighter", Maria S. Cummins.