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rival

2 verb
     
rival2 past tense and past participle rivalled, present participle rivalling British English, past tense and past participle rivaled, present participle rivaling American English
[transitive] to be as good or important as someone or something else [↪ unrivalled]:
The college's facilities rival those of Harvard and Yale.
a stadium to rival any in the world

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