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    game - Dictionary definition and meaning for word game

    Definition
    (noun) a contest with rules to determine a winner
    Example Sentence
    • you need four people to play this game
    Definition
    (noun) a single play of a sport or other contest
    Example Sentence
    • the game lasted two hours
    Definition
    (noun) an amusement or pastime
    Example Sentence
    • they played word games
    • he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time
    • his life was all fun and games
    Definition
    (noun) animal hunted for food or sport Definition
    (noun) (tennis) a division of play during which one player serves Definition
    (noun) (games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win
    Example Sentence
    • the game is 6 all
    • he is serving for the game
    Definition
    (noun) the flesh of wild animals that is used for food Definition
    (noun) a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
    Synonyms : plot , secret plan
    Example Sentence
    • they concocted a plot to discredit the governor
    • I saw through his little game from the start
    Definition
    (noun) the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game
    Example Sentence
    • the child received several games for his birthday
    Definition
    (noun) your occupation or line of work
    Synonyms : biz
    Example Sentence
    • he's in the plumbing game
    • she's in show biz
    Definition
    (noun) frivolous or trifling behavior
    Example Sentence
    • for actors, memorizing lines is no game
    • for him, life is all fun and games
    Definition
    (verb) place a bet on
    Synonyms : back , bet on , gage , punt , stake
    Example Sentence
    • Which horse are you backing?
    • I'm betting on the new horse
    Definition
    (adj) disabled in the feet or legs
    Synonyms : crippled , gimpy , halt , halting , lame
    Example Sentence
    • a crippled soldier
    • a game leg
    Definition
    (adj) willing to face danger
    Synonyms : gamey , gamy , gritty , mettlesome , spirited , spunky
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