Synonyms for competition

Synonyms for (noun) competition

Synonyms: contention, rivalry, competition

Definition: the act of competing as for profit or a prize

Usage: the teams were in fierce contention for first place

Similar words: group action

Definition: action taken by a group of people

Synonyms: competition, contest

Definition: an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Similar words: social event

Definition: an event characteristic of persons forming groups

Synonyms: rival, contender, challenger, competition, competitor

Definition: the contestant you hope to defeat

Usage: he had respect for his rivals; he wanted to know what the competition was doing

Similar words: contestant

Definition: a person who participates in competitions

Synonyms: competition

Definition: a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers

Usage: business competition can be fiendish at times

Similar words: business relation

Definition: a relation between different business enterprises

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