rival

  • 1rival — rival …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2rival — rival, ale, aux [ rival, o ] n. et adj. • 1636; « rival en amour » XVe; lat. rivalis « rival », de rivales « les riverains, qui tirent leur eau du même cours d eau (rivus) » I ♦ N. 1 ♦ Personne qui prétend aux avantages, aux biens qu un seul peut …

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  • 3rival — RIVÁL, Ă, rivali, e s.m. şi f. Persoană care aspiră, în concurenţă directă cu alta, la aceeaşi situaţie, la acelaşi succes; concurent, potrivnic, adversar. ♦ Persoană care aspiră împreună cu alta la dragostea aceleiaşi persoane de sex opus. ♦… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4rival — rival, ale (ri val, va l ) s. m. et f. 1°   Celui, celle qui aspire, qui prétend aux mêmes avantages qu un autre. •   Corrival.... est devenu vieux ; on ne dit plus que rival, qui aussi est bien plus doux et plus court, VAUGEL. Rem. t. II, p. 577 …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5rival — RIVAL, [rival]e. s. Concurrent en amour. Ils recherchent tous deux une mesme maistresse, une mesme fille, ils sont rivaux. voilà vostre rival. un dangereux rival, un foible rival. il a supplanté tous ses rivaux. elle a une belle rivale, une… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6Rival — Ri val, a. Having the same pretensions or claims; standing in competition for superiority; as, rival lovers; rival claims or pretensions. [1913 Webster] The strenuous conflicts and alternate victories of two rival confederacies of statesmen.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7rival — vb 1 Rival, compete, vie, emulate can all mean to strive to equal or surpass another or his achievements. Rival (see also MATCH) usually suggests an attempt to outdo each other {a work . . . which contending sects have rivaled each other in… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8Rival — Ri val, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rivaled}or {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. [1913 Webster] 2. To strive to equal or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9rival — [adj] opposing battling, combatant, combating, competing, competitive, conflicting, contending, contesting, cutthroat, disputing, emulating, emulous, equal, opposed, striving, vying; concepts 542,564 Ant. assisting, associate, supporting rival… …

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  • 10rival — [rī′vəl] n. [Fr < L rivalis, orig., one living near or using the same stream as another < rivus, brook < IE * reie , to flow < base * er : see RISE] 1. a person who tries to get or do the same thing as another, or to equal or surpass… …

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  • 11Rival — Ri val, n. [F. rival (cf. It. rivale), L. rivales two neigbors having the same brook in common, rivals, fr. rivalis belonging to a brook, fr. rivus a brook. Cf. {Rivulet}, {Rete}.] 1. A person having a common right or privilege with another; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12rival — adj. 2 g. 1. Que rivaliza. 2. Que aspira às mesmas vantagens que outrem; competidor. 3. Que tem méritos proximamente iguais aos de outrem. • s. 2 g. 4. Pessoa rival …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 13rival — rìvāl m <G rivála> DEFINICIJA suparnik, takmac, konkurent ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Rival ← lat. rivalis: dosl. koji ima zajednički tok ≃ rivus: struja, tok …

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  • 14rival — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. [Persona] que rivaliza o compite con otra persona para conseguir una misma cosa o para superarla: Son rivales cuando juegan, pero fuera de la pista son buenos amigos. Este caballo es el mejor, no tiene… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 15Rival — Ri val, v. i. To be in rivalry. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16Rivāl — (v. fr., spr. Riwahl, von dem lat. Rivalis), Nebenbuhler, Mitbewerber; daher: Rivalisiren, mitbewerben, wetteifern. Rivalität, Mitbewerbung, Rebenbuhlerei, Eifersucht, Wetteifer …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon