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Game meaning

game - 18 dictionary results

  1. 1. frivolous or trifling behavior; " for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; " for him, life is all fun and games"
  2. 2. your occupation or line of work; " he's in the plumbing game"; " she's in show biz"
  3. 3. 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"
  4. 4. ( games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win; " the game is 6 all"; " he is serving for the game"
  5. 5. Crooked; lame; as, a game leg.
  6. 6. Sport of any kind; jest, frolic.
  7. 7. A contest, physical or mental, according to certain rules, for amusement, recreation, or for winning a stake; as, a game of chance; games of skill; field games, etc.
  8. 8. The use or practice of such a game; a single match at play; a single contest; as, a game at cards.
  9. 9. That which is gained, as the stake in a game; also, the number of points necessary to be scored in order to win a game; as, in short whist five points are game.
  10. 10. In some games, a point credited on the score to the player whose cards counts up the highest.
  11. 11. A scheme or art employed in the pursuit of an object or purpose; method of procedure; projected line of operations; plan; project.
  12. 12. Animals pursued and taken by sportsmen; wild meats designed for, or served at, table.
  13. 13. Having a resolute, unyielding spirit, like the gamecock; ready to fight to the last; plucky.
  14. 14. To play at any sport or diversion.
  15. 15. To play for a stake or prize; to use cards, dice, billiards, or other instruments, according to certain rules, with a view to win money or other thing waged upon the issue of the contest; to gamble.
  16. 16. To rejoice; to be pleased; - often used, in Old English, impersonally with dative.
  17. 17. Sport; play; animals hunted.
  18. 18. To play; gamble.

game - examples of usage

  1. There was so far no game in sight. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. " Oh, yes," he replied, " the game comes in here every night. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  3. I sent Jessop off the look- out, and then you must go and start the same game." - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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