Synonyms for competitive

Synonyms for (adjective) competitive

Synonyms: competitive, militant

Definition: showing a fighting disposition

Usage: highly competitive sales representative; militant in fighting for better wages for workers; his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy

Similar words: aggressive

Definition: having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

Usage: an aggressive businessman; an aggressive basketball player; he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions; aggressive drivers


Synonyms: competitive, private-enterprise, free-enterprise

Definition: subscribing to capitalistic competition

Similar words: capitalist, capitalistic

Definition: favoring or practicing capitalism


Synonyms: competitive, competitory

Definition: involving competition or competitiveness

Usage: competitive games; to improve one's competitive position

Similar words: combative, agonistic, agonistical

Definition: striving to overcome in argument

Usage: a dialectical and agonistic approach


Similar words: rivalrous, emulous

Definition: eager to surpass others


Similar words: matched

Definition: provided with a worthy adversary or competitor

Usage: matched teams