Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun game

11 senses of game

Sense 1
game -- (a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 2
game -- (a single play of a sport or other contest; "the game lasted two hours")
       => contest, competition -- (an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants)

Sense 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")
       => diversion, recreation -- (an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation")

Sense 4
game -- (animal hunted for food or sport)
       => animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna -- (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)

Sense 5
game -- ((tennis) a division of play during which one player serves)
       => part, section, division -- (one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division")

Sense 6
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")
       => score -- (a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0")

Sense 7
game -- (the flesh of wild animals that is used for food)
       => meat -- (the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food)

Sense 8
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")
       => scheme, strategy -- (an elaborate and systematic plan of action)

Sense 9
game -- (the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game; "the child received several games for his birthday")
       => game equipment -- (equipment or apparatus used in playing a game)

Sense 10
game, biz -- (your occupation or line of work; "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz")
       => occupation, business, job, line of work, line -- (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business")

Sense 11
game -- (frivolous or trifling behavior; "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games")
       => play, frolic, romp, gambol, caper -- (gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb game

1 sense of game

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")
       => bet, wager, play -- (stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse")

Antonyms of adj game

2 senses of game

Sense 1
crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game -- (disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg")

INDIRECT (VIA unfit) -> fit -- (physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise")

Sense 2
game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky -- (willing to face danger)

INDIRECT (VIA brave) -> cowardly, fearful -- (lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted; "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley)

Similarity of adj game

2 senses of game

Sense 1
crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game -- (disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg")
       => unfit (vs. fit) -- (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service")

Sense 2
game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky -- (willing to face danger)
       => brave (vs. cowardly), courageous -- (possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory")

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