- n. 竞争者；对手；同伴
- adj. 竞争的
- v. 竞争；与 ... 相匹敌
- 匹敌，与...匹敌 ，与...相媲美
- [C]竞争对手 person or sth competing with another
- vt. 与…竞争,与…匹敌 seem or be as good as sb/sth; be comparable to sb/sth
the contestant you hope to defeat;
"he had respect for his rivals"
"he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
be equal to in quality or ability;
"Nothing can rival cotton for durability"
"Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"
"Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
be the rival of, be in competition with;
"we are rivaling for first place in the race"
- He is hound out of his job by jealous rival.
- The party leader has been supplanted by his rival.
- He was utterly unscrupulous in his competition with rival firms.
- Ships can't rival aircraft for speed.
- The poet Homer believed that no mortal could rival Zeus.
- He beat his rival.
- As a book of reference for students of English, this dictionary is without a rival.
- None of us can rival him in strength.
- The sunset rivaled the sunrise in beauty.
- rival firm 竞争公司
- without a rival 无可匹敌的
Oscar was my rival for being top of the form.出自： G. Brown
We ceased being rivals. We no longer ran the same races.出自： J. Viorst
You, who with this king Hath rivall'd for our daughter.出自：King Lear , Shakespeare
- rival, match
- 这两个词的共同意思是“相比”。其区别在于:match着重指在力量、完美程度方面比得过、比得上; rival通常指在竞争中显示出强或优于与之相比的对象。例如:
- No one could match the skill of the well-known archer.没有哪个人的技艺能比得上那位出名的射箭运动员。
- Ships cannot rival aircraft for speed.在速度方面轮船无法与飞机相比。
- ☆ 1577年进入英语，直接源自古典拉丁语的rivalis，意为一个对手，河对岸的人；最初源自古典拉丁语的rivus，意为小河。