• Rival Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To stand in competition with; to strive to gain some object in opposition to; as, to rival one in love.
  2. (v. t.) To strive to equal or exel; to emulate.
  3. (a.) Having the same pretensions or claims; standing in competition for superiority; as, rival lovers; rival claims or pretensions.
  4. (v. i.) To be in rivalry.
  5. (n.) A person having a common right or privilege with another; a partner.
  6. (n.) One who is in pursuit of the same object as another; one striving to reach or obtain something which another is attempting to obtain, and which one only can posses; a competitor; as, rivals in love; rivals for a crown.

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• Rivalled Definition & Synonyms

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• Rivality Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Equality, as of right or rank.
  2. (n.) Rivalry; competition.