Definition for game

adjective as in brave

adjective as in willing

Strongest matches

agreeable, amenable, willing

Weak matches

desirous, up for

adjective as in lame, weakened

noun as in entertainment

noun as in individual sporting event

noun as in undomesticated animals chased for food

Strong matches

chase, fish, fowl, kill, meat, prey, quarry

Weak matches

raven, ravin, wild animals

noun as in plot, trick

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Example Sentences

Still, the game of chicken between Pelosi and moderate Democrats is striking.

The output of a restaurant cannot be defined in numbers or data like a game.

From Eater

“We’re using this as an opportunity to really understand our game at a higher level,” McCutchen said.

Hahn’s comments — and his later apology — affirmed the idea that politics was seeping into the work of health officials who are supposed to be above playing that game.

When you write him off as being past his prime, he might just respond with a game like Sunday’s vintage performance — 364 yards, 73 percent of passes completed, four touchdowns and zero interceptions — against the Minnesota Vikings.

This is going to be the Game of Thrones of U.S. Senate races.

Dora is seen getting dressed as a mermaid by a cursor being manned by some omniscient game player.

Think of it as Game of Thrones—if you subtract the sex and violence and add drunken revelry and singing.

Actually, the guessing game is over; the weddings have begun, as have weird attempts to circumvent our constitutional democracy.

When the game starts, there is only sand, a white ball, a flag indicating hole 1, and a “0” at the top of the screen.

And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.

Jean clung to his English nurse, who played the fascinating game of pretending to eat his hand.

Two many-branched candelabra, holding wax lights, brilliantly illuminate the game.

The unhappy applicant was naturally obliged to temporarily retire from the game, at all events for that night.

His head fell back limp on MacRae's arm, and the rest of the message went with the game old Dutchman across the big divide.


On this page you'll find 250 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to game, such as: bold, dogged, gallant, hardy, heroic, and persevering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.