Definition of competitor
: one that competes: such asa : rival <a fierce competitor on the soccer field>b : one selling or buying goods or services in the same market as another <offering lower prices than our competitors>c : an organism that lives in competition with another <The squid population increased dramatically when food competitors were depleted by heavy overfishing.>
Examples of competitor in a sentence
We offer better rates than our competitors.
There were more than 500 competitors in the race.
Origin and Etymology of competitor
First Known Use: 1534
COMPETITOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of competitor for English Language Learners
: someone who is trying to win or do better than all others especially in business or sports : someone who is competing
COMPETITOR Defined for Kids
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