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GAME





Definition:

  1. [noun] a single play of a game; "the game lasted 2 hours"

  2. [noun] a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"

  3. [noun] 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. [noun] animal hunted for food or sport

  5. [noun] the game equipment needed to play a game; "the child received several games for his birthday"

  6. [noun] your occupation or line of work; "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz"
    Synonyms: biz

  7. [noun] (games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win; "the game is 6 all"; "he is serving for the game"

  8. [noun] the flesh of wild animals that is used for food

  9. [noun] 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

  10. [noun] frivolous or trifling behavior; "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games"

  11. [verb] place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
    Synonyms: bet on, back, gage, stake, punt

  12. [adjective] disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
    Synonyms: crippled, halt, halting, lame

  13. [adjective] willing to face danger
    Synonyms: gamy, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky

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