rivalry


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to rivalry: Sibling rivalry

rivalry

 [ri´val-re]
a state of competition or antagonism.
sibling rivalry competition between siblings for the love, affection, and attention of one or both parents or for other recognition or gain.

ri·val·ry

(rī'văl-rē),
Competition between two or more individuals or entities for the same object or goal.
[L. rivalis, competitor, rival]

rivalry

/ri·val·ry/ (ri´vul-re) a state of competition or antagonism.
sibling rivalry  competition between siblings for the love, affection, and attention of one or both parents or for other recognition or gain.

ri·val·ry

(rī'văl-rē)
Competition between two or more people for the same object or goal.
[L. rivalis, competitor, rival]
References in periodicals archive ?
Consider the idea of pursuing your own good-natured rivalry to give you an extra edge as Nadal and Federer do.
Daily fantasy sports players in the USA can download the Rivalry Games app for free via the Apple App Store and Google Play store respectively.
These findings are consistent with previous studies of rivalry in other contexts (Kahneman and Miller 1986; Miller and Chen 1996).
Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America is an engaging, albeit somewhat unbalanced, look at interstate conflicts in Latin America during the Cold War.
But decades later since their rivalry in Cebu, the two big men would square off again on the big stage, this time in the PBA, Asia's first play-for-pay basketball league.
The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran in the Middle East is a regional struggle for influence, in which both sides have refrained from open hostility, and have aimed at steering the course of events, shaping developments, and influencing decisions in the region according to their political preferences and interests.
The inference then is, "not only is the existence of a rivalry a useful predicator of consequent conflict behavior, so, too, is the type of rivalry" (p.
It's just the way the rivalry is," Brady said while explaining his dislike of the Jets.
Baggies' and Wolves' fans topped the poll, with one in four fans from both clubs claiming that their rivalry went much deeper than football.
A new survey of fans out today says that the Black Country clubs have the keenest rivalry of any football neighbours south of the border.
If USC and the UCLA-USC basketball rivalry are a season away, waiting for O.
In light of the recent blessings that the Church has enjoyed in the graceful passing of the much beloved Pope John Paul II--a dear father and shepherd to so many and the election of the eminent Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI, this rivalry has become newly prominent.