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Main Entry: 1game

Pronunciation: \ˈgām\

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gamen; akin to Old High German gaman amusement

Date: before 12th century

1 a (1): activity engaged in for diversion or amusement: play .

(2): the equipment for a game b: often derisive or mocking jesting : fun, sport .

2 a: a procedure or strategy for gaining an end: tactic b: an illegal or shady scheme or maneuver: racket

3 a (1): a physical or mental competition conducted according to rules with the participants in direct opposition to each other.

(2): a division of a larger contest

(3): the number of points necessary to win

(4): points scored in certain card games (as in all fours) by a player whose cards count up the highest

(5): the manner of playing in a contest

(6): the set of rules governing a game

(7): a particular aspect or phase of play in a game or sport

b plural: organized athletics

c (1): a field of gainful activity : line

(2): any activity undertaken or regarded as a contest involving rivalry, strategy, or struggle also: the course or period of such an activity

(3): area of expertise: specialty 4 a (1): animals under pursuit or taken in hunting especially: wild animals hunted for sport or food (2): the flesh of game animals b archaic: pluck c: a target or object especially of ridicule or attack often used in the phrase fair game Main Entry: 2game Function: verb Inflected Form(s): gamed; gam·ing Date: 1512

intransitive verb : to play for a stake transitive verb 1archaic: to lose or squander by gambling 2: to take dishonest advantage of: cheat <∼ the tax system> Main Entry: game face Function: noun

Date: 1965

:a look of intense determination on the face of a game player Main Entry: game of chance

Date: 1790

: a game (as a dice game) in which chance rather than skill determines the outcome Main Entry: game theory

Function: noun

Date: circa 1947

: the analysis of a situation involving conflicting interests (as in business or military strategy) in terms of gains and losses among opposing players — game theorist noun Main

Entry: board game

Function: noun

Date: 1889

: a game of strategy (as checkers, chess, or backgammon) played by moving pieces on a board

Main Entry: head game

Function: noun

Date: 1977

: mind game

Main Entry: middle game

Function: noun

Date: 1894

: the middle phase of a board game specifically: the part of a chess game after the pieces have been developed when players attempt to gain and exploit positional and material superiority compare endgame opening

Main Entry: mind game

Function: noun

Date: 1963

: a psychological tactic used to manipulate or intimidate usually used in plural

Main Entry: parlor game

Function: noun

Date: 1872

: a game suitable for playing indoors

Main Entry: shell game

Function: noun

Date: 1890

1: thimblerig played especially with three walnut shells

2: fraud especially: a swindle involving the substitution of something of little or no value for a valuable item

Main Entry: war game

Function: noun

Date: 1828

1: a simulated battle or campaign to test military concepts and usually conducted in conferences by officers acting as the opposing staffs

2: a two-sided umpired training maneuver with actual elements of the armed forces participating