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Rival

[sternwheeler] Rival was a sternwheel steamboat that ran on the Willamette River between Oregon City and Portland, Oregon from 1860 to 1868. Rival was intended to be a boat which would promise low fares in an effort to beat a steamboat monopoly which was then in formation. == Construction and initial ownership == Rival was built at Oregon C...
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Rival

• (v. t.) To stand in competition with; to strive to gain some object in opposition to; as, to rival one in love. • (v. t.) To strive to equal or exel; to emulate. • (a.) Having the same pretensions or claims; standing in competition for superiority; as, rival lovers; rival claims or pretensions. • (v. i.) To be in rivalry. &bul...
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rival

1. A person having a common right or privilege with another; a partner. 'If you do meet Horatio and Marcellus, The rivals of my watch, bid them make haste.' (Shak) ... 2. One who is in pursuit of the same object as another; one striving to reach or obtain something which another is attempting to obtain, and which one only can posses; a competitor; ...
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Rival

Ri'val adjective Having the same pretensions or claims; standing in competition for superiority; as, rival lovers; rival claims or pretensions. « The strenuous conflicts and alternate victories of two rival confederacies of statesmen.» Macaulay.
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Rival

Ri'val intransitive verb To be in rivalry. [ Obsolete] Shak.
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Rival

Ri'val transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rivaled or Rivalled ; present participle & verbal noun Rivaling or Rivalling .] 1. To stand in competition with; to strive to gain some object in opposition to; a...
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Rival

Rival is a cultivated variety of potato.
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rival

[n] - the contestant you hope to defeat 2. [v] - be the rival of, be in competition with
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rival

verb 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`
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rival

challenger noun the contestant you hope to defeat; `he had respect for his rivals`; `he wanted to know what the competition was doing`
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