competitive

If you're competitive, you want to be the best. No one likes to lose, but if you are a competitive person, it will be especially disappointing to see someone else win.

People who are competitive like to compete — to find out who knows the most, runs the fastest, can eat the most hot dogs, and so on. Some people are competitive about everything. You'll know them by their constant comparing themselves to others and trying to find out what others have and do — in order to be sure they are still "ahead." Competitive can describe any contest, like a competitive sandcastle-building event.

Definitions of competitive
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adj involving competition or competitiveness

competitive games”
“to improve one's competitive position”
Synonyms:
competitory
agonistic, agonistical, combative
striving to overcome in argument
emulous, rivalrous
eager to surpass others
matched
provided with a worthy adversary or competitor
Antonyms:
noncompetitive
not involving competition or competitiveness
accommodative, cooperative
willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement
monopolistic
having exclusive control over a commercial activity by possession or legal grant
uncompetitive
not inclined to compete
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adj subscribing to capitalistic competition

Synonyms:
free-enterprise, private-enterprise
capitalist, capitalistic
favoring or practicing capitalism

adj showing a fighting disposition

“highly competitive sales representative”
Synonyms:
militant
aggressive
having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

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