[n] a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
[n] a single play of a game; "the game lasted 2 hours"
[n] 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"
[n] (informal) your occupation or line of work; "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz"
[n] animal hunted for food or sport
[n] the game equipment needed to play a game; "the child received several games for his birthday"
[n] the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
[n] the score at a particular point or the score needed to win; "the game is 6 all"; "he is serving for the game"
[adj] willing to face danger
[adj] disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
[v] place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
Synonyms: back, bet on, biz, brave, courageous, crippled, fearless, gage, gamey, gamy, gritty, halt, halting, lame, mettlesome, punt, spirited, spunky, stake, unfit