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Synonyms for sport
spɔrt, spoʊrtsport

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Wiktionary

  1. sportadjective

    Synonyms:
    sports

  2. sportadjective

    to amuse oneself, to play

    Jen has a new pair of sport shoes, and a new sports bra.

    Synonyms:
    sports

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sport

    Entertainment and recreation imply thought and mental occupation, tho in an agreeable, refreshing way; they are therefore words of a high order. Entertainment, apart from its special senses of a public performance or a social party, and predominantly even there, is used of somewhat mirthful mental delight; recreation may, and usually does, combine the mental with the physical. Amusement and pastime are nearly equivalent, the latter probably the lighter word; many slight things may be pastimes which we should hardly dignify by the name of amusements. Sports are almost wholly on the physical plane, tho involving a certain grade of mental action; fox-hunting, horse-racing, and baseball are sports. Certain sports may afford entertainment or recreation to certain persons, according to their individual tastes; but entertainment and recreation are capable of a meaning so high as never to be approached by any meaning of sport. Cheer may be very quiet, as the cheer of a bright fire to an aged traveler; merriment is with liveliness and laughter; fun and frolic are apt to be boisterous. Amusement is a form of enjoyment, but enjoyment may be too keen to be called amusement. Compare synonyms for ENTERTAIN.

    Synonyms:
    amusement, cheer, delight, diversion, enjoyment, entertainment, frolic, fun, merriment, pastime, pleasure, recreation

    Antonyms:
    ennui, fatigue, labor, lassitude, toil, weariness, work

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sport

    Synonyms:
    play, frolic, wantonness, joke, diversion, merriment, gaiety, fun, amusement, recreation, game, pastime

    Antonyms:
    work, seriousness, business, earnestness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sport, athleticsnoun

    an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

    Synonyms:
    summercater, athletic contest, athletics, mutant, play, mutation, variation, sportsman, fun, athletic competition, sportswoman

  2. sportnoun

    the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

    Synonyms:
    summercater, athletics, mutant, play, mutation, variation, sportsman, fun, sportswoman

  3. sport, summercaternoun

    (Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine

    Synonyms:
    summercater, athletics, mutant, play, mutation, variation, sportsman, fun, sportswoman

  4. sportnoun

    a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances

    "a good sport"; "a poor sport"

    Synonyms:
    summercater, athletics, mutant, play, mutation, variation, sportsman, fun, sportswoman

  5. sport, sportsman, sportswomannoun

    someone who engages in sports

    Synonyms:
    summercater, athletics, mutant, play, mutation, variation, sportsman, fun, sportswoman

  6. mutant, mutation, variation, sportnoun

    (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

    Synonyms:
    sportsman, fun, fluctuation, sportswoman, mutant, play, genetic mutation, summercater, magnetic variation, athletics, variation, variant, mutation, version, magnetic declination, chromosomal mutation, variance, edition, pas seul

  7. fun, play, sportverb

    verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

    "he became a figure of fun"; "he said it in sport"

    Synonyms:
    manoeuvre, looseness, sportsman, fun, variation, summercater, period of play, shimmer, play, sportswoman, bid, mutant, maneuver, caper, romp, athletics, gaming, merriment, frolic, mutation, playing period, free rein, child's play, gambling, swordplay, gambol, dramatic play, playfulness, turn, drama

  8. sport, feature, boastverb

    wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

    "she was sporting a new hat"

    Synonyms:
    have, feature, swash, gas, run around, lark, disport, cavort, frisk, vaunt, lark about, romp, gasconade, skylark, frolic, tout, bluster, blow, gambol, brag, boast, rollick, shoot a line

  9. frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark aboutverb

    play boisterously

    "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"

    Synonyms:
    boast, lark, frolic, romp, run around, amuse, lark about, divert, rollick, disport, cavort, frisk, gambol, feature, skylark

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sportnoun

    Synonyms:
    play, diversion, amusement, pastime, game, fun, frolic, gambol, prank, jest, recreation, hilarity, entertainment, merriment, mirth, jollity, joviality, pleasantry, merry-making

  2. sportnoun

    Synonyms:
    mockery, derision, mock, ridicule, contemptuous mirth

  3. sportverb

    Synonyms:
    play, frolic, disport, wanton, skip, frisk, romp, caper, make fun, make merry

  4. sportverb

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] exhibit, display, make a show of

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How to use sport in a sentence?

  1. Manchester City:

    Sport is not a sport when the relationship between the effort and the success, the effort and reward doesn’t exist, it’s not a sport. It’s not a sport when success is already guaranteed. It’s not a sport when it doesn’t matter when you lose.

  2. Eoin Whelan:

    There is certainly evidence out there that people are becoming obsessed by it -- people who used to have an interest in their sport and got enjoyment out of the sport, but now that's switching to the data.

  3. The IOC:

    All these measures are a powerful strike against the cheats we do not allow to win. They show once again that dopers have no place to hide, the re-tests from Beijing and London and the measures we are taking following the worrying allegations against the laboratory in Sochi are another major step to protect the clean athletes, irrespective of any sport or any nation.

  4. Chloe Kim:

    The girls are killing it, and they're progressing at such a quick rate. I find it inspirational that everyone's out progressing the sport. At the last Olympics, you didn't see that many 1080s, and now everyone is doing a 1080. That's quite the improvement, and it's such an honor to be part of this sport and help progress women's halfpipe snowboarding.

  5. Red Bull:

    I think it's good for the sport to have the young guys now coming up and hopefully taking over very soon, it's getting a bit boring seeing Lewis win, so Red Bull youngster Max Verstappen have to try and change that.


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