Simple Definition of competitive
: of or relating to a situation in which people or groups are trying to win a contest or be more successful than others : relating to or involving competition
: having a strong desire to win or be the best at something
: as good as or better than others of the same kind : able to compete successfully with others
Full Definition of competitive
1 : relating to, characterized by, or based on competition <competitive sports>
2 : inclined, desiring, or suited to compete <a competitive personality> <salary benefits must be competitive — M. S. Eisenhower>
3 : depending for effectiveness on the relative concentration of two or more substances <competitive inhibition of an enzyme>
Examples of competitive
She is a very competitive player.
You need a degree to be competitive in today's job market.
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Medical Definition of competitive
: depending for effectiveness on the relative concentration of two or more substances <competitive inhibition of an enzyme> <competitive protein binding>
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