Word:

Game

Pronunciation: gām
a.1.Crooked; lame; as, a game leg.
n.1.Sport of any kind; jest, frolic.
2.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.
3.The use or practice of such a game; a single match at play; a single contest; as, a game at cards.
Talk the game o'er between the deal.
- Lloyd.
4.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.
5.(Card Playing) In some games, a point credited on the score to the player whose cards counts up the highest.
6.A scheme or art employed in the pursuit of an object or purpose; method of procedure; projected line of operations; plan; project.
Your murderous game is nearly up.
- Blackw. Mag.
7.Animals pursued and taken by sportsmen; wild meats designed for, or served at, table.
Confidence game
See under Confidence.
To make game of
to make sport of; to mock.
- Milton.
a.1.Having a resolute, unyielding spirit, like the gamecock; ready to fight to the last; plucky.
I was game . . . .I felt that I could have fought even to the death.
- W. Irving.
2.Of or pertaining to such animals as are hunted for game, or to the act or practice of hunting.
Game bag
a sportsman's bag for carrying small game captured; also, the whole quantity of game taken.
Game bird
any bird commonly shot for food, esp. grouse, partridges, quails, pheasants, wild turkeys, and the shore or wading birds, such as plovers, snipe, woodcock, curlew, and sandpipers. The term is sometimes arbitrarily restricted to birds hunted by sportsmen, with dogs and guns.
Game egg
an egg producing a gamecock.
Game laws
laws regulating the seasons and manner of taking game for food or for sport.
Game preserver
a land owner who regulates the killing of game on his estate with a view to its increase.
To be game
a - To show a brave, unyielding spirit.
b - To be victor in a game.
To die game
to maintain a bold, unyielding spirit to the last; to die fighting.
v. i.1.To rejoice; to be pleased; - often used, in Old English, impersonally with dative.
[imp. & p. p. Gamed (gāmd); p. pr. & vb. n. Gaming.]
2.To play at any sport or diversion.
3.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 some other thing waged upon the issue of the contest; to gamble.
Noun1.game - a single play of a game; "the game lasted 2 hours"
2.game - a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
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"
4.game - animal hunted for food or sport
5.game - the game equipment needed to play a game; "the child received several games for his birthday"
6.game - your occupation or line of work; "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz"
Synonyms: biz
7.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"
8.game - the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
9.Gamegame - 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"
Synonyms: plot, secret plan
10.game - frivolous or trifling behavior; "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games"
Verb1.game - place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
Synonyms: bet on, gage, stake, punt, back
Adj.1.game - disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
Synonyms: crippled, halt, halting, lame
2.game - willing to face danger

GAME. Birds and beasts of a wild-nature, obtained by fowling and hunting. Bac. Ab. h. t.; Animals; Ferae natural.

To dream that you are hunting, shooting at, or killing game, signifies fortunate and successful undertakings through selfish means. 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