- [noun] a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers; "business competition can be fiendish at times"
- [noun] an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
- [noun] the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
Synonyms: contention, rivalry
- [noun] the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
Synonyms: rival, challenger, competitor, contender
price war, price competition
athletic contest, athletic competition, athletics
- field trial
spelling bee, spelldown, spelling contest
champion, champ, title-holder
front-runner, favorite, favourite
king, queen, world-beater
runner-up, second best
- street fighter