competitor

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French compétiteur, from Latin competitor.

Noun[edit]

competitor (plural competitors)

  1. A person or organization against whom one is competing.
  2. A participant in a competition, especially in athletics.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From competō (strive after something together).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

competītor m (genitive competītōris); third declension

  1. A rival, competitor, adversary, opponent; plaintiff.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative competītor competītōrēs
genitive competītōris competītōrum
dative competītōrī competītōribus
accusative competītōrem competītōrēs
ablative competītōre competītōribus
vocative competītor competītōrēs

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • competitor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • competitor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “competitor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • competitor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • competitor in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • competitor in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French compétiteur, Latin competitor.

Noun[edit]

competitor m (plural competitori)

  1. competitor

Related terms[edit]