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Meaning of rival

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his
           rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
           [syn: {rival}, {challenger}, {competitor}, {competition},
      v 1: be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival
           cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even
           touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and
           ambition only matches that of her parents" [syn: {equal},
           {touch}, {rival}, {match}]
      2: be the rival of, be in competition with; "we are rivaling for
         first place in the race"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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