Game

  • 1 game — [geɪm] noun 1. [countable] an activity in which people compete with each other according to agreed rules: • The market is a game which creates wealth through the process of production exchange. ˈbusiness game also ˈmanagement game [countable]… …

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  • 2 game — game1 [gām] n. [ME < OE gamen, akin to OFris game, OHG gaman < ? IE base * gwhemb , to leap merrily] 1. any form of play or way of playing; amusement; recreation; sport; frolic; play 2. a) any specific contest, engagement, amusement,… …

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  • 3 Game — Game, n. [OE. game, gamen, AS. gamen, gomen, play, sport; akin to OS., OHG., & Icel. gaman, Dan. gammen mirth, merriment, OSw. gamman joy. Cf. {Gammon} a game, {Backgammon}, {Gamble} v. i.] 1. Sport of any kind; jest, frolic. [1913 Webster] We… …

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  • 4 game — Ⅰ. game [1] ► NOUN 1) an activity engaged in for amusement. 2) a form of competitive activity or sport played according to rules. 3) a complete episode or period of play, ending in a final result. 4) a single portion of play, forming a scoring… …

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  • 5 Game — Game, a. 1. Having a resolute, unyielding spirit, like the gamecock; ready to fight to the last; plucky. [1913 Webster] I was game . . . .I felt that I could have fought even to the death. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to such… …

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  • 6 game — game; game·ly; game·ness; game·some; game·ster; game·to·gen·e·sis; game·to·go·ni·um; game·to·kinetic; non·game; out·game; pre·game; syn·game·on; game·some·ly; game·some·ness; game·to·gen·ic; …

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  • 7 Game 39 — or the international round is a proposed extra round of matches in the Premier League to be played at neutral venues outside England. The top association football league in England, it is currently played as a double round robin, with each team… …

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  • 8 Game On — Das C64 Spielemagazin auf Diskette wurde von der CP Computer Publications GmbH in Nürnberg veröffentlicht. Die Game On war neben der Magic Disk 64 das bekannteste monatliche deutschsprachige C64 Diskettenmagazin. Die 5 1/4 Zoll große… …

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  • 9 game — vi gamed, gam·ing: to play for a stake: gamble Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. game …

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  • 10 Game On — may refer to: * Game On (The West Wing), an episode of the TV series The West Wing * Game On (BBC television), a 1995 British sitcom about three 20 somethings * Game On (Canadian game show), a 1998 sports trivia game show * Game On (G4… …

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  • 11 -game — game, gamie ♦ Éléments, du gr. gamos « mariage » : cryptogame, bigamie. ⇒aussi gamopétale, gamosépale. game, gamie éléments, du gr. gamos, union, mariage . ⇒ GAME, GAMIE, élém. formants Éléments terminaux issus du gr. « mariage », formant,… …

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  • 12 Game — (englisch für: „Spiel“) bezeichnet: einen Begriff aus der Zahlentheorie, siehe Surreale Zahl elektronische Videospiele The Game bezeichnet: das jährlich stattfindende Footballspiel zwischen Harvard und Yale, siehe The Game (Footballspiel) ein… …

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  • 13 GAME — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Game (mot anglais désignant un jeu ou gibier) peut faire référence à : Game, un genre musical, The Game  , Games peut faire référence à  …

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  • 14 game — [adj1] brave, willing bold, courageous, dauntless, desirous, disposed, dogged, eager, fearless, gallant, hardy, heroic, inclined, interested, intrepid, nervy*, persevering, persistent, plucky*, prepared, ready, resolute, spirited, spunky,… …

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  • 15 Game — (g[=a]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gamed} (g[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gaming}.] [OE. gamen, game?en, to rejoice, AS. gamenian to play. See {Game}, n.] 1. To rejoice; to be pleased; often used, in Old English, impersonally with dative. [Obs.] [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Game — Game, a. [Cf. W. cam crooked, and E. gambol, n.] Crooked; lame; as, a game leg. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 game — sb., t, s el. game, ne (parti i fx tennis; spil); han vandt det første game; det er en del af gamet …

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  • 18 game — [gɛm] n. m. ÉTYM. 1905, P. Mille, in Petiot; mot angl., « jeu ». ❖ ♦ Anglicisme. Vieilli. Quatrième point, qui décide du jeu, au tennis. || Crier « game » ! …

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  • 19 Game — [geim] das; s, s <aus engl. game »Spiel«> Spielgewinn beim Tennis …

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  • 20 game\ is\ up — • game is up • jig is up slang the secret or plan won t work; we are caught or discovered. The game is up; the teacher knows who took her keys. The jig s up; the principal knows the boys have been smoking in the basement. Compare: fat is in the… …

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