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Dictionary definition for: Game

1. (n) a single play of a game; "the game lasted 2 hours"

2. (v) place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?" "I''m betting on the new horse"

3. (s) disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier" "a game leg"

4. (n) a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"

5. (s) willing to face danger

6. (n) 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"

7. (n) animal hunted for food or sport

8. (n) the game equipment needed to play a game; "the child received several games for his birthday"

9. (n) your occupation or line of work; "he''s in the plumbing game" "she''s in show biz"

10. (n) (games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win; "the game is 6 all" "he is serving for the game"

11. (n) the flesh of wild animals that is used for food

12. (n) 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"

13. (n) frivolous or trifling behavior; "for actors, memorizing lines is no game" "for him, life is all fun and games"

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