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Definition of Game


  1. Crooked; lame; as, a game leg.
  2. Sport of any kind; jest, frolic.
  3. 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.
  4. The use or practice of such a game; a single match at play; a single contest; as, a game at cards.
  5. 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.
  6. In some games, a point credited on the score to the player whose cards counts up the highest.
  7. A scheme or art employed in the pursuit of an object or purpose; method of procedure; projected line of operations; plan; project.
  8. Animals pursued and taken by sportsmen; wild meats designed for, or served at, table.
  9. Having a resolute, unyielding spirit, like the gamecock; ready to fight to the last; plucky.
  10. Of or pertaining to such animals as are hunted for game, or to the act or practice of hunting.
  11. To rejoice; to be pleased; -- often used, in Old English, impersonally with dative.
  12. To play at any sport or diversion.
  13. 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.
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Game Translations

game in Afrikaans is wedstryd
game in Danish is leg, spil
game in Dutch is spel
game in French is jeu
game in German is Spiel, Partie, Spiel
game in Italian is giuoco
game in Latin is venatio, ludus
game in Norwegian is spill
game in Portuguese is jogo
game in Spanish is baraja, juego