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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