n.1.A person having a common right or privilege with another; a partner.
2.One who is in pursuit of the same object as another; one striving to reach or obtain something which another is attempting to obtain, and which one only can posses; a competitor; as, rivals in love; rivals for a crown.
a.1.Having the same pretensions or claims; standing in competition for superiority; as, rival lovers; rival claims or pretensions.
v. t.1.To stand in competition with; to strive to gain some object in opposition to; as, to rival one in love.
2.To strive to equal or exel; to emulate.
To rival thunder in its rapid course.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To be in rivalry.
Noun1.Rivalrival - the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
Verb1.rival - be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
Synonyms: equal, match, touch
2.rival - be the rival of, be in competition with; "we are rivaling for first place in the race"
To dream that you have a rival, signifies that you are too hesitant in asserting you rights and standing up for yourself. Consequently, you will lose the favour of some distinguished people. To dream that you have been outwitted by a rival, signifies that you have neglected your duties and business affairs for the pursuit of leisure and ease. Your neglect of these matters will prove detrimental. To dream that you outwitted a rival, denotes that you will find a loveable companion. You will also be advancing to higher a higher position.admit of comparison, adversative, adverse, alien, amount to, antagonist, antagonistic, antagonize, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, approach, attempt, balance, battle, battler, be commensurable, be comparable, beat against, beat up against, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, blade, bravo, brawler, break even, breast the wave, buck, buffet, buffet the waves, bully, bullyboy, challenge, challenge comparison, clashing, close with, coequal, combat, combatant, come to, come up to, compare, compare to, compare with, compeer, compete with, competing, competition, competitive, con, conflicting, contend, contend against, contend with, contender, contradictory, contrary, cope, correspond, correspond to, corrival, counter, counterpart, cross, cutthroat, disaccordant, disputant, dissentient, ditto, draw, duelist, emulate, emulator, emulous, enforcer, entrant, equal, equipollent, equivalent, even, even off, fellow, fencer, feuder, fight, fight against, fighter, fighting cock, foilsman, fractious, gamecock, gladiator, goon, gorilla, grapple with, hatchet man, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, hostile, in competition, in rivalry, inimical, jockey, join battle with, jouster, keep pace with, knight, knot, labor against, like, match, match up with, mate, measure up, measure up to, meet, militant, militate against, negative, noncooperative, not compare with, obstinate, offer resistance, opposed, opposing, opposite, opposite number, opposition, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, outvie, overthwart, parallel, partake of, peer, perverse, player, plug-ugly, quarreler, reach, recalcitrant, refractory, reluct, reluctate, repugnant, resemble, rioter, rivaling, rough, rowdy, ruffian, run abreast, run to, sabreur, scrapper, scuffler, squabbler, stack up with, stem the tide, strive, strive against, strong arm, strong-arm man, strong-armer, struggle, struggle against, struggle with, struggler, swashbuckler, sword, swordplayer, swordsman, take on, test one another, the field, thug, tie, tilter, touch, tough, try, tussler, twin, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unpropitious, vie, vie with, vier, vying, wrangler
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