Character 4
Hyphenation game
Pronunciations /ɡeɪm/

Definitions and meanings of "Game"

What do we mean by game?

Crippled; lame. adjective

An activity providing entertainment or amusement; a pastime. noun

A competitive activity or sport in which players contend with each other according to a set of rules. noun

A single instance of such an activity. noun

An organized athletic program or contest. noun

A period of competition or challenge. noun

The total number of points required to win a game. noun

The score accumulated at any given time in a game. noun

The equipment needed for playing certain games. noun

A particular style or manner of playing a game. noun

An active interest or pursuit, especially one involving competitive engagement or adherence to rules. noun

A business or occupation; a line. noun

An illegal activity; a racket. noun

Evasive, trifling, or manipulative behavior. noun

A calculated strategy or approach; a scheme. noun

A model of a competitive situation that identifies interested parties and stipulates rules governing all aspects of the competition, used in game theory to determine the optimal course of action for an interested party. noun

A playful or competitive activity.

A video game.

(nearly always singular) A field of gainful activity, as an industry or profession.

Something that resembles a game with rules, despite not being designed.

An exercise simulating warfare, whether computerized or involving human participants.

Wild animals hunted for food.

(used mostly of males) The ability to seduce someone, usually by strategy.

Mastery; the ability to excel at something.

A questionable or unethical practice in pursuit of a goal; a scheme.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Game

The word "game" in example sentences

• Follow the Guardian's World Cup team on Twitter• Sign up to play our great Fantasy Football game• Stats centre: Get the lowdown on every player• The latest team-by-team news, features and moreThe political situation, of course, amplified every emotion around that game; as civil war approached it was clear that that this wasn't just another chance, but Red Star's last chance. ❋ Unknown (2010)

And we realize that the ability to see the whole game, both sides at once, is stopping the game~ and we are suddenly free. ❋ Unknown (2008)

This game is sold *for the purpose of playing this game*. ❋ Unknown (2005)

-- Because when the sale of game was permitted one dealer was able to sell 1,000,000 _game birds per year in New York City_, so he himself said. ❋ William Temple Hornaday (1895)

**Click on the game titles to read Kotaku's full review for each game** ❋ Casey Chan (2010)

Individual photo and Jr. Sea Gal team photo (taken on 8 / 15) 2 game tickets for the 8 / 22 preseason game*

FIFA 10 as well as the development of FIFA 10 Ultimate Team, a game mode expansion and new way of playing FIFA 10, the highest rated sports game* ever on the Xbox 360. ❋ Unknown (2009)

And you might be surprised to find out that every major Mario game (with the exception of Super Mario Bros. 2, the black sheep of the family thanks to it not really being a Mario game*) was scored by the same man - the inexhaustible Koji Kondo. ❋ Streeter Seidell (2008)

• Follow the Guardian's World Cup team on Twitter• Sign up to play our daily Fantasy Football game• Stats centre: Get the lowdown on every player• The latest team-by-team news, features and more "Every game we start," said Van Persie, "there is a really nice belief that we will score. ❋ Unknown (2010)

[Illustration: "'Suppose we have a story-telling game'"] "Well, I daresay I shall begin to remember about her presently; but suppose, children, we have a _story-telling game_. ❋ Humphry Ward (1885)

Hardcore gamers will appreciate all of the fantastic gameplay elements that elevate the game from the “just another lame attempt to cash in on the franchise” level all the way up to the “this game is a kick ass game that just so happens to be a legit Ghostbusters story, complete with the original cast” level, if that makes sense. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Trapped in a classic game of "chicken"-a term game theorists use, too-in which both players entertain the option of killing everyone, the President did what game theory suggests a rational actor would do. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Globally there are 618 million searches monthly in English for the term game design. ❋ Haydn Shaughnessy (2011)

It's an interesting subject mostly because of the misperceptions that are attached to the term "game manager." ❋ Unknown (2011)

Nebraska (9-3, 6-2 Big 12) can recoup those lost millions by upsetting Texas (12-0, 8-0) in the title game, which is set for a 7: 13 p.m. start at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

"Hopefully, you are always thinking that" every game is a must-win game, Shanahan said. ❋ Jason Reid (2010)

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