Definitions of rival:
- noun: the contestant you hope to defeat
Example: "He had respect for his rivals"
- verb: be the rival of, be in competition with
Example: "We are rivaling for first place in the race"
- verb: be equal to in quality or ability
Example: "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #54633)
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