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Synonyms for game

Synonyms for game

Synonyms for game

animal hunted for food or sport

(tennis) a division of play during which one player serves

(games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win

Related Words

the flesh of wild animals that is used for food

a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)

the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game

your occupation or line of work

frivolous or trifling behavior

disabled in the feet or legs

willing to face danger

References in classic literature ?
We had a merry game, not made the less merry by the Doctor's mistakes, of which he committed an innumerable quantity, in spite of the watchfulness of the butterflies, and to their great aggravation.
The game was hers, and only did not pay her for what she had given to secure it.
No stranger within the gates of Manator ever has survived ten games," replied the slave girl.
Gentlemen, make your game and back your own opinions--any time while the ball rolls--rooge-a-nore from Paris, gentlemen, it's a French game, gentlemen, I brought it over myself, I did indeed
Not at all,' said Alice: `she's so extremely--' Just then she noticed that the Queen was close behind her, listening: so she went on, `--likely to win, that it's hardly worth while finishing the game.
They grumbled and protested, and would certainly have thus attracted Phileas Fogg's attention if he had not been completely absorbed in his game.
The voyageurs or boatmen were the rank and file in the service of the trader, and even the hardy "men of the north," those great rufflers and game birds, were fain to be paddled from point to point of their migrations.
Moreover, I had always drawn sharp distinctions between a game which is de mauvais genre and a game which is permissible to a decent man.
To win would have been dangerous, because Mazarin would have changed his indifference into an ugly grimace; to lose would likewise have been dangerous, because she must have cheated, and the infanta, who watched her game, would, doubtless, have exclaimed against her partiality for Mazarin.
The show is never closed and the game is always going.
Gossett had introduced into Cape Pleasant golf a cheerless atmosphere of the rigour of the game.
Why, it would be a game to cry over--not to laugh at
Trent at last released him, and, thrusting the bottle of brandy into his coat-pocket, returned to his game of Patience.
He was "It" less frequently than any of us, and in the course of the game he discovered one difficult "slip" that neither Lop-Ear nor I was able to accomplish.
Yet he essayed, and haltingly at first, to express what he felt and analyzed when playing the Game at the supreme summit of existence.