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game meaning and definition

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GAME noun

Definition of game (noun)

  1. a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • "you need four people to play this game"
  2. a single play of a sport or other contest
    • "the game lasted two hours"
  3. an amusement or pastime
    • "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
  4. animal hunted for food or sport
  5. (tennis) a division of play during which one player serves
  6. (games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win
    • "the game is 6 all"; "he is serving for the game"
  7. the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
  8. a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
    • "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start"
    • synonyms: plot, secret plan
  9. the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game
    • "the child received several games for his birthday"
  10. your occupation or line of work
    • "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz"
    • synonyms: biz
  11. frivolous or trifling behavior
    • "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games"

GAME verb

Definition of game (verb)

  1. place a bet on

GAME adjective

Definition of game (adjective)

  1. disabled in the feet or legs
  2. willing to face danger
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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