American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, involving, or determined by competition: competitive games.
- adj. Liking competition or inclined to compete: a highly competitive teammate.
- adj. Biochemistry Relating to the inhibition of enzyme activity that results from the reversible combination of an enzyme with an alternate compound and prevents normal substrate binding.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or involving competition; characterized by or requiring competition; competing.
- adj. economics capable of competing successfully
- adj. of or pertaining to competition
- adj. inclined to compete
- adj. biochemistry inhibiting the action of an enzyme by binding with it
- adj. euphemistically cheap, especially used of quality products
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to competition; producing competition; competitory.
- adj. showing a fighting disposition
- adj. involving competition or competitiveness
- adj. subscribing to capitalistic competition
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