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English[уреди]

Etymology[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески game, gamen, gammen, from Стари Енглески gamen (sport, joy, mirth, pastime, game, amusement, pleasure), from Proto-West Germanic *gaman, from Пра-Германски *gamaną (amusement, pleasure, game", literally "participation, communion, people together), from *ga- (collective prefix) + *mann- (man); or alternatively from *ga- + a root from Пра-Индо-Европски *men- (to think, have in mind). Cognate with Middle High German gamen (joy, amusement, fun, pleasure), Шведски gamman (mirth, rejoicing, merriment), Исландски gaman (fun). Related to gammon, gamble.

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game (countable and uncountable, plural games)

  1. A playful or competitive activity.
    1. A playful activity that may be unstructured; an amusement or pastime.
      Being a child is all fun and games.
    2. (countable) An activity described by a set of rules, especially for the purpose of entertainment, often competitive or having an explicit goal.
      • 1983, Lawrence Lasker & al., WarGames:
        Joshua: Shall we play a game?
        David: ... Love to. How about Global Thermonuclear War?
        Joshua: Wouldn't you prefer a good game of chess?
        David: Later. Let's play Global Thermonuclear War.
        Joshua: Fine.
      • 1991, Stephen Fry, The Liar, p. 37:
        From time to time, track-suited boys ran past them, with all the deadly purpose and humourless concentration of those who enjoyed Games.
      Games in the classroom can make learning fun.
    3. (countable) A particular instance of playing a game; match.
      Sally won the game.
      They can turn the game around in the second half.
    4. That which is gained, such as the stake in a game.
    5. The number of points necessary to win a game.
      In short whist, five points are game.
    6. (card games) In some games, a point awarded to the player whose cards add up to the largest sum.
    7. (countable) The equipment that enables such activity, particularly as packaged under a title.
      Some of the games in the closet we have on the computer as well.
    8. One's manner, style, or performance in playing a game.
      Study can help your game of chess.
      Hit the gym if you want to toughen up your game.
      • 1951, J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye, chapter 11:
        I played golf with her that same afternoon. She lost eight balls, I remember. Eight. I had a terrible time getting her to at least open her eyes when she took a swing at the ball. I improved her game immensely, though.
    9. (obsolete, uncountable) An amorous dalliance.
  2. (countable) A video game.
  3. (countable, informal, nearly always singular) A field of gainful activity, as an industry or profession.
    When it comes to making sales, John is the best in the game.
    He's in the securities game somehow.
  4. (countable, figuratively) Something that resembles a game with rules, despite not being designed.
    In the game of life, you may find yourself playing the waiting game far too often.
  5. (countable, military) An exercise simulating warfare, whether computerized or involving human participants.
  6. (uncountable) Wild animals hunted for food.
    The forest has plenty of game.
  7. (uncountable, informal, used mostly of males) The ability to seduce someone, usually by strategy.
    He didn't get anywhere with her because he had no game.
    • 1998, Nate Dogg, She's Strange (song)
      She's strange, so strange, but I didn't complain. She said yes to me when I ran my game.
  8. (uncountable, slang) Mastery; the ability to excel at something.
  9. (countable) A questionable or unethical practice in pursuit of a goal; a scheme.
    You want to borrow my credit card for a week? What's your game?

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Adjective[уреди]

game (comparative gamer, superlative gamest)

  1. (colloquial) Willing to participate.
  2. (of an animal) That shows a tendency to continue to fight against another animal, despite being wounded, often severely.
  3. Persistent, especially in senses similar to the above.
  4. Injured, lame (of a limb).
    • around 1900, O. Henry, Lost on Dress Parade
      You come with me and we'll have a cozy dinner and a pleasant talk together, and by that time your game ankle will carry you home very nicely, I am sure."

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game (third-person singular simple present games, present participle gaming, simple past and past participle gamed)

  1. (intransitive) To gamble.
  1. (intransitive) To play video games.
  2. (transitive) To exploit loopholes in a system or bureaucracy in a way which defeats or nullifies the spirit of the rules in effect, usually to obtain a result which otherwise would be unobtainable.
    We'll bury them in paperwork, and game the system.
  3. (transitive, slang, of males) To perform premeditated seduction strategy.
    • 2005, "Picking up the pieces", The Economist, 6 October 2005:
      Returning briefly to his journalistic persona to interview Britney Spears, he finds himself gaming her, and she gives him her phone number.
    • 2010, Mystery, The Pickup Artist: The New and Improved Art of Seduction, Villard Books (2010), →ISBN, page 100:
      A business associate of mine at the time, George Wu, sat across the way, gaming a stripper the way I taught him.
    • 2010, Sheila McClear, "Would you date a pickup artist?", New York Post, 9 July 2010:
      How did Amanda know she wasn’t getting gamed? Well, she didn’t. “I would wonder, ‘Is he saying stuff to other girls that he says to me?’ We did everything we could to cut it off . . . yet we somehow couldn’t.”

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game

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gamen
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of gamen
  3. imperative of gamen

Middle English[уреди]

Etymology 1[уреди]

From Стари Енглески gamen, gomen; from Пра-Германски *gamaną, of disputed origin.

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game (plural games or game)

  1. Entertainment or an instance of it; that which is enjoyable:
    1. A sport or other outdoor or physical activity.
    2. A game; a codified (and often competitive) form of entertainment.
    3. Sexual or romantic entertainment or activity (including intercourse in itself).
    4. An amusing, joking, or humorous activity or event.
  2. Any kind of event or occurrence; something that happens:
    1. An endeavour; a set of actions towards a goal.
    2. Any kind of activity having competition or rivalry.
  3. The state of being happy or joyful.
  4. Game; wild animals hunted for food.
  5. (rare) One's quarry; that which one is trying to catch.
  6. (rare) Gamesmanship; gaming behaviour.
  7. (rare) The reward for winning a game.
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Etymology 2[уреди]

From Стари Енглески gæmnian, gamnian, gamenian.

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Portuguese[уреди]

Etymology 1[уреди]

Borrowed from Енглески game.

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game m (plural games)

  1. (Brazil, slang) electronic game (game played on an electronic device, such as a computer game, a video game or the like)
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game

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of gamar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of gamar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of gamar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of gamar

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game m (plural games)

  1. (tennis) game

Изведене речи: game

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  1. game
  2. gam ame
  3. ga am me
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Изведене речи: game

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gma gmae gmea gema egma
agm agme agem aegm eagm
amg amge ameg aemg eamg
mga mgae mgea mega emga
mag mage maeg meag emag
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17 mega
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19 egam
20 egma
21 eagm
22 eamg
23 emga
24 emag

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