1. a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers

- business competition can be fiendish at times

Definition categories: link

2. an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Similar word(s): contest

Definition categories: event

3. the act of competing as for profit or a prize

Similar word(s): contention, rivalry

Definition categories: act

4. the contestant you hope to defeat

- he wanted to know what the competition was doing

Similar word(s): challenger, competitor, contender, rival

Definition categories: person, contestant

Sentences with competition as a noun:

- The competition for this job is strong.

- The newspaper is featuring a competition to win a car.

- The new stain remover was ten times more effective than the competition.