What does the word competitor mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who competes.

Usage examples for competitor

  1. Having exhausted their funds and not seeing their way clear to securing additional funds for the purchase of a locomotive and to tide over the nine months ere any contracts for coal could be entered into, they sold out to their competitor. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  2. Honesty seems no longer even a good policy, and the young business man resorts to sharp practices to get ahead of his unscrupulous competitor. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  3. But our economy is still over twice as large as our closest competitor. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various