°A pursuit or activity with rules performed either alone or with others, for the purpose of entertainment. In many games, the objective is to win by defeating the other player or players or being the first to reach a specified goal, while in others, role-playing or cooperation is emphasized.
"Shall we play a game?"
°A contest between two individuals or teams. A game may refer to the entire encounter between the two (e.g. a basketball game), or to just one contest of several required to win (e.g. a tennis game).
°(colloquial) Willing to participate.
°(of an animal) An animal that shows a tendency to continue to fight against another animal, despite being wounded, often severely.
°To gamble.
°To play games and be a gamer.
synonyms: pastime, play, recreation, frolic more» , sport, diversion, fun, amusement, merriment, festivity, entertainment, spree, prank, lark, gambol, merrymaking, gaiety, sporting, willing, daring, disposed, favorable, nervy, courageous, valiant