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Synonyms for gamegeɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. game(noun)

    a contest with rules to determine a winner

    "you need four people to play this game"

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    fearful, cowardly, fit

  2. game(noun)

    a single play of a sport or other contest

    "the game lasted two hours"

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    fearful, fit, cowardly

  3. game(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    cowardly, fit, fearful

  4. game(noun)

    animal hunted for food or sport

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    fit, fearful, cowardly

  5. game(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    fit, fearful, cowardly

  6. game(noun)

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

    "the game is 6 all"; "he is serving for the game"

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    cowardly, fearful, fit

  7. game(noun)

    the flesh of wild animals that is used for food

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    cowardly, fit, fearful

  8. plot, secret plan, game(noun)

    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:
    secret plan, plot of ground, biz, plot, patch, plot of land

    Antonyms:
    fit, fearful, cowardly

  9. game(noun)

    the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game

    "the child received several games for his birthday"

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    cowardly, fearful, fit

  10. game, biz(noun)

    your occupation or line of work

    "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz"

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    cowardly, fearful, fit

  11. game(adj)

    frivolous or trifling behavior

    "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games"

    Synonyms:
    secret plan, biz, plot

    Antonyms:
    fit, cowardly, fearful

  12. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game(adj)

    disabled in the feet or legs

    "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

    Synonyms:
    mettlesome, crippled, halt, spirited, lame, halting, gamy, gritty, feeble, gamey, spunky, gimpy

    Antonyms:
    fearful, fit, cowardly

  13. game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky(verb)

    willing to face danger

    Synonyms:
    spirited, lame, zippy, spicy, granulose, high, gamy, racy, spunky, gimpy, juicy, feisty, blue, mettlesome, coarse-grained, crippled, risque, granular, mealy, bouncy, naughty, gamey, halting, gritty, peppy, enlivened, halt, grainy, bouncing, farinaceous, plucky

    Antonyms:
    fit, fearful, cowardly

  14. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt(verb)

    place a bet on

    "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"

    Synonyms:
    second, bet on, gage, back, adventure, plump for, impale, support, pole, plunk for, post, hazard, venture, indorse, stake, jeopardize, punt, endorse, back up

    Antonyms:
    cowardly, fearful, fit

Wiktionary

  1. game(noun)

    Synonyms:
    racket

  2. game(noun)

    Synonyms:
    racket

  3. game(noun)

    Willing to participate.

    Synonyms:
    courageous, nervy, daring, favorable, valiant, willing, disposed, sporting

    Antonyms:
    disinclined, cautious

  4. game(noun)

    A field of gainful activity, as an industry or profession.

    Synonyms:
    line

  5. game(noun)

    Synonyms:
    entertainment, prank, recreation, gaiety, diversion, amusement, spree, gambol, fun, frolic, festivity, pastime, sport, lark, merriment, play, merrymaking

    Antonyms:
    drudgery, grief, toil, work, labor, sorrow, sadness, uneasiness

  6. game(noun)

    Synonyms:
    wargame

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. game

    Synonyms:
    sport, recreation, pastime, amusement, frolic, diversion, play

    Antonyms:
    study, toil, labor, business, duty, weariness, flagging

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. game(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sport, play, amusement, pastime

  2. game(n.)

    Synonyms:
    plan, scheme, enterprise, adventure, undertaking, measure

  3. game(n.)

    Synonyms:
    animals of the chase

  4. game(n.)

    Synonyms:
    quarry, prey

  5. game(a.)

    Synonyms:
    courageous, brave, resolute, unflinching, fearless, valorous, chivalrous, dauntless, intrepid, gallant, heroic

  6. game(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    gamble, play for money

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

stake, gaming, match, play, set, games, hra, hunting, jeu, gambling, playing, ballgame, caza, sport, party, sets, part, deck, gameplay, hunt, matches, involved

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