English to Afrikaans Meaning :: rival

Rival :
- mededingergeƫwenaarmatig homselfmatig homselfteenstanders

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Noun(1) the contestant you hope to defeat
Verb(1) be equal to in quality or ability(2) be the rival of, be in competition with

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(1) But when a rival dad challenges his title, it leads to a roadside competition of epic proportions.(2) But now I really do need their help in one very big gang battle between our rival and two other gangs.(3) gun battles between rival gangs(4) The men's series has no rival for styling, craftsmanship and sensuous touch.(5) He assassinated a rival gang leader and spent 10 years in prison for it.(6) he has no serious rival for the job(7) He told her that he also saw Bartholomew Tailor, a rival in his field, and how they were pleasant to one another.(8) It was the first new painting medium in centuries and has become a serious rival to oil paint.(9) It had started off as a concept of Londoners sending in articles that would be published once a week, but it grew and changed into a daily newspaper, with a readership rivalling the daily tabloids.(10) In my view, ATM operators are highly vulnerable to competition from rivals .(11) Constantinople, now Istanbul, is probably rivalled only by Rome as the central hub shaping European and world history since civilisation began.(12) Yokohama, a poor fishing village when Commodore Perry landed there in 1853, has become the second largest city in Japan, rivalling Tokyo as a port, and it would like to be seen as something more than an industrial appendage of the capital.(13) His gang and his former rivals have joined forces and formed an alliance.(14) But the album stops someway short of rivalling the classic status of its predecessor due to the fact that certain tracks feel as though the band are on auto-pilot.(15) Meanwhile, rivals are storming the field, assuring that competition remains cutthroat.(16) At one time Ani had a population of over 100,000, rivalling Baghdad and Constantinople.
Related Words
(1) rival in love ::
mededinger in liefde
4. opponent ::
6. competitor ::
7. contender ::
8. adversary ::
9. antagonist ::
10. enemy ::
11. frenemy ::
12. foe ::
13. match ::
14. compare with ::
vergelyk met
15. compete with ::
kompeteer met
16. vie with ::
vie met
17. equal ::
18. measure up to ::
meet tot
20. be on a par with ::
wees op 'n gelyke voet met
21. touch ::
22. challenge ::
23. hold a candle to ::
hou 'n kers aan
Different Forms
rival, rivaled, rivaling, rivalling, rivals
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