Associations to the word «Competitive»


COMPETITIVE, adjective. (economics) capable of competing successfully
COMPETITIVE, adjective. Of or pertaining to competition
COMPETITIVE, adjective. (of someone's character) inclined to compete
COMPETITIVE, adjective. (biochemistry) inhibiting the action of an enzyme by binding with it
COMPETITIVE, adjective. (euphemistically, of prices) cheap, especially used of quality products
COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE, noun. Something that places a company or a person above the competition
COMPETITIVE EATING, noun. Sport where participants have to consume vast amounts of food in a short time.

Dictionary definition

COMPETITIVE, adjective. Involving competition or competitiveness; "competitive games"; "to improve one's competitive position".
COMPETITIVE, adjective. Subscribing to capitalistic competition.
COMPETITIVE, adjective. Showing a fighting disposition; "highly competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and ubiquitous energy".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain