Definitions of competitive

  1. involving competition or competitiveness; "competitive games"; "to improve one's competitive position" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. showing a fighting disposition without self-seeking; "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. subscribing to capitalistic competition Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Of or pertaining to competition; producing competition; competitory; as, a competitive examination. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Pertaining to, or based on, the contention of two or more for the same object; pertaining to rivalry; as, the competitive system produces the best results. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Pertaining to or producing competition. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Pertaining to competition. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Pertaining to or characterized by competition. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Relating to competition. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. In the way of competition; emulous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Of, by, offered for, competition. Hence competitively adv. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary