Definition of Rival. Meaning of Rival. Synonyms of Rival

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Definition of Rival

Rival Ri"val, a. Having the same pretensions or claims; standing in competition for superiority; as, rival lovers; rival claims or pretensions. The strenuous conflicts and alternate victories of two rival confederacies of statesmen. --Macaulay.
Rival Ri"val, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rivaledor Rivalled; p. pr. & vb. n. Rivaling or Rivalling.] 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.
Rival Ri"val, v. i. To be in rivalry. [Obs.] --Shak.

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