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game

 
Adjective game has 2 senses
  1. crippled, halt, halting, lame, game - disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
    Antonyms: fit, healthy (indirect, via unfit)
  2. game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky - willing to face danger
    Antonyms: cowardly, fearful (indirect, via brave)
Noun game has 10 senses
  1. game - a single play of a game; "the game lasted 2 hours"
    --1 is a kind of
    contest, competition
    --1 has particulars:
     away game, road game; home game; exhibition game, practice game; nightcap; twin bill, doubleheader, double feature; playoff game; cup tie
  2. game - a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
    --2 is a kind of
    activity
    --2 has parts: turn, play
    --2 has particulars:
     curling; bowling; pall-mall; athletic game; child's game; card game, cards; table game; parlor game, parlour game; game of chance, gambling game; zero-sum game
  3. game - 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"
    --3 is a kind of
    diversion, recreation
    --3 has particulars:
     catch; party game; computer game, video game; pinball, pinball game; guessing game; ducks and drakes; mind game; paper chase, hare and hounds; ring-around-the-rosy, ring-around-a-rosy, ring-a-rosy; prisoner's base; treasure hunt
  4. game - animal hunted for food or sport
    --4 is a kind of
    animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
    --4 has particulars: big game; game bird
  5. game - the game equipment needed to play a game; "the child received several games for his birthday"
    --5 is a kind of
    game equipment
  6. game, biz - your occupation or line of work; "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz"
    --6 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
  7. game - (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 is a kind of
    score
  8. game - the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
    --8 is a kind of
    meat
    --8 has particulars: venison; buffalo; rabbit, hare
  9. plot, secret plan, game - 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"
    --9 is a kind of scheme, strategy
    --9 has particulars:
     counterplot, counterplan; intrigue, machination; conspiracy, cabal
  10. game - frivolous or trifling behavior; "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games"
    --10 is a kind of
    play, frolic, romp, gambol, caper
Verb game has 1 sense
  1. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt - place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
    --1 is one way to bet, wager, play
    Derived form: noun gaming1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s on something
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