person or sth competing with another
seem or be as good as sb/sth; be comparable to sb/sth
"he had respect for his rivals"
"he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
"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"
"we are rivaling for first place in the race"
Oscar was my rival for being top of the form.
出自： G. Brown
We ceased being rivals. We no longer ran the same races.
出自： J. Viorst
You, who with this king Hath rivall'd for our daughter.
出自：King Lear , Shakespeare