noun com·pet·i·tor \kəm-ˈpe-tə-tər\

: someone who is trying to win or do better than all others especially in business or sports : someone who is competing

Full Definition of COMPETITOR

:  one that competes: as
a :  rival
b :  one selling or buying goods or services in the same market as another
c :  an organism that lives in competition with another

Examples of COMPETITOR

  1. We offer better rates than our competitors.
  2. There were more than 500 competitors in the race.

First Known Use of COMPETITOR


Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite
COMPETITOR Defined for Kids


noun com·pet·i·tor \kəm-ˈpe-tə-tər\

Definition of COMPETITOR for Kids

:  someone or something that is trying to beat or do better than others in a contest or in the selling of goods or services :  rival


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