Synonyms for competition


1. competition, business relation
usage: a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers; "business competition can be fiendish at times"
2. contest, competition, social event
usage: an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
3. competition, contention, rivalry, group action
usage: the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
4. rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender, contestant
usage: the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
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