rivalry n : the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place" [syn: competition, contention] [ant: cooperation]
- a US /ˈrɑɪ.vəl.ri/
A rival is a competing person, company, or team.
Rival or rivals may also refer to
Literature, music, and media
- "Rival" (Pearl Jam song), song on Pearl Jams 2000's album Binaural
- "Rival" (song), the second opening theme song of the Pocket Monsters series
- "Rivals" (DS9 episode), the eleventh episode of the second season of the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
- "The Rivals" (The O.C. episode), the 17th episode of the FOX television series, The O.C.
- The Rival, comic book villain, enemy of The Flash
- The Rivals, play by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
- Rivals (film), a 1925 film starring Oliver Hardy
rivalry in Japanese: ライバル (曖昧さ回避)
antagonism, antipathy, bad blood, clashing, collision, competition, competitiveness, conflict, contention, contrariety, contrariness, controversy, covetousness, cross-purposes, cutthroat competition, disaccord, discord, dispute, dissension, emulation, enmity, enviousness, envy, feud, fractiousness, friction, gamesmanship, grudging, grudgingness, hostility, inimicalness, invidia, invidiousness, jealousy, jockeying, lifemanship, negativeness, noncooperation, obstinacy, one-upmanship, oppugnancy, perverseness, recalcitrance, refractoriness, repugnance, strife, striving, struggle, tug-of-war, uncooperativeness, vying, warfare