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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Competitor  \Com*pet"i*tor\,  n.  [L.:  cf  F.  comp['e]titeur.] 
  1.  One  who  seeks  what  another  seeks,  or  claims  what  another 
  claims;  one  who  competes;  a  rival. 
 
  And  can  not  brook  competitors  in  love.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  An  associate;  a  confederate.  [Obs.] 
 
  Every  hour  more  competitors  Flock  to  their  aid,  and 
  still  their  power  increaseth  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  competitor 
  n  :  the  contestant  you  hope  to  defeat;  "he  had  respect  for  his 
  rivals";  "he  wanted  to  know  what  the  competition  was 
  doing"  [syn:  {rival},  {challenger},  {competition},  {contender}] 




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