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Game

A game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for entertainment or fun, and sometimes used as an educational tool. Games are distinct from work, which is usually carried out for remuneration, and from art, which is more often an expression of aesthetic or ideological elements.
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Meet

To come into the presence of by chance or arrangement
I was surprised to meet an old friend in the park. I met a friend for coffee.
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Game

An activity providing entertainment or amusement; a pastime
Party games.
Word games.
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Meet

To come into the company of
I met my colleagues for a meeting.
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Game

A competitive activity or sport in which players contend with each other according to a set of rules
The game of basketball.
The game of gin rummy.
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Meet

To be introduced to; make the acquaintance of
Have you met my wife?.
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Game

A single instance of such an activity
We lost the first game.
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Meet

To come together or confront in opposition
The rival teams meet next week.
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Game

Games An organized athletic program or contest
Track-and-field games.
Took part in the winter games.
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Meet

To be present at the arrival of
Met the train.
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Game

A period of competition or challenge
It was too late in the game to change the schedule of the project.
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Meet

To come into conjunction with; join or touch
Where the road meets the highway.
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Game

The total number of points required to win a game
One hundred points is game in bridge.
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Meet

To come into conformity with the views, wishes, or opinions of
The firm has done its best to meet us on that point.
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Game

The score accumulated at any given time in a game
The game is now 14 to 12.
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Meet

To come to the notice of (the senses)
There is more here than meets the eye.
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Game

The equipment needed for playing certain games
Packed the children's games in the car.
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Meet

To experience or undergo
He met his fate with courage. The project has met a setback.
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Game

A particular style or manner of playing a game
Improved my tennis game with practice.
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Meet

To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill
Meet all the conditions in the contract.
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Game

An active interest or pursuit, especially one involving competitive engagement or adherence to rules
"the way the system operates, the access game, the turf game, the image game" (Hedrick Smith).
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Meet

To deal or contend with effectively
We can meet each problem as it arises.
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Game

A business or occupation; a line
The insurance game.
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Meet

To pay; settle
Enough money to meet expenses.
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Game

An illegal activity; a racket.
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Meet

To come together
Didn't recognize him when we met. Where should we meet for lunch?.
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Game

Evasive, trifling, or manipulative behavior
Wanted a straight answer, not more of their tiresome games.
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Meet

To come into conjunction; be joined
The two pipes meet in the corner.
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Game

A calculated strategy or approach; a scheme
I saw through their game from the very beginning.
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Meet

To come together as opponents; contend
The team met with its rival.
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Game

(Mathematics) A model of a competitive situation that identifies interested parties and stipulates rules governing all aspects of the competition, used in game theory to determine the optimal course of action for an interested party.
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Meet

To become introduced
Where did the two of you meet?.
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Game

Wild animals hunted for food or sport.
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Meet

To assemble
Protesters met in the square.
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Game

The flesh of these animals, eaten as food.
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Meet

To occur together, especially in one person or entity
Suspense and intrigue meet in this new movie.
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Game

An object of attack, ridicule, or pursuit
The press considered the candidate's indiscretions to be game.
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Meet

A meeting or contest, especially an athletic competition.
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Game

Mockery; sport
The older children teased and made game of the newcomer.
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Meet

Fitting; proper
"It seems not meet, nor wholesome to my place" (Shakespeare).
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Game

To manipulate dishonestly for personal gain; rig
Executives who gamed the system to get huge payoffs.
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Meet

To make contact (with) while in proximity.
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Game

To play for stakes; gamble.
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Meet

To come face to face with by accident; to encounter.
Fancy meeting you here! Guess who I met at the supermarket today?
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Game

To play a role-playing or computer game.
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Meet

To come face to face with someone by arrangement.
Let's meet at the station at 9 o'clock.
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Game

Plucky and unyielding in spirit; resolute
She put up a game fight against her detractors.
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Meet

To get acquainted with someone.
I'm pleased to meet you! I'd like you to meet a colleague of mine.
I met my husband through a mutual friend at a party. It wasn't love at first sight; in fact, we couldn't stand each other at first!
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Game

Ready and willing
Are you game for a swim?.
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Meet

(Of groups) To come together.
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Game

Crippled; lame
A game leg.
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Meet

To gather for a formal or social discussion; to hold a meeting.
I met with them several times. The government ministers met today to start the negotiations.
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Game

A playful or competitive activity.
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Meet

To come together in conflict.
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Game

A playful activity that may be unstructured; an amusement or pastime.
Being a child is all fun and games.
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Meet

(sports) To play a match.
England and Holland will meet in the final.
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Game

(countable) An activity described by a set of rules, especially for the purpose of entertainment, often competitive or having an explicit goal.
Games in the classroom can make learning fun.
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Meet

To make physical or perceptual contact.
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Game

A school subject during which sports are practised.
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Meet

To converge and finally touch or intersect.
The two streets meet at a crossroad half a mile away.
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Game

(countable) A particular instance of playing a game.
Sally won the game.
They can turn the game around in the second half.
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Meet

To touch or hit something while moving.
The right wing of the car met the column in the garage, leaving a dent.
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Game

That which is gained, such as the stake in a game.
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Meet

To adjoin, be physically touching.
The carpet meets the wall at this side of the room. The forest meets the sea along this part of the coast.
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Game

The number of points necessary to win a game.
In short whist, five points are game.
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Meet

(transitive) To respond to (an argument etc.) with something equally convincing; to refute.
He met every objection to the trip with another reason I should go.
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Game

(card games) In some games, a point awarded to the player whose cards add up to the largest sum.
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Meet

To satisfy; to comply with.
This proposal meets my requirements. The company agrees to meet the cost of any repairs.
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Game

(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.
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Meet

(intransitive) To balance or come out correct.
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Game

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.
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Meet

To perceive; to come to a knowledge of; to have personal acquaintance with; to experience; to suffer.
The eye met a horrid sight. He met his fate.
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Game

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Meet

To be mixed with, to be combined with aspects of.
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Game

Lovemaking, flirtation.
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Meet

(sports) A sports competition, especially for track and field or swimming.
Track meet
Swim meet
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Game

(slang) Prostitution. (Now chiefly in on the game.)
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Meet

(hunting) A gathering of riders, horses and hounds for foxhunting; a field meet for hunting.
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Game

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.
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Meet

(rail transport) A meeting of two trains in opposite directions on a single track, when one is put into a siding to let the other cross.
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Game

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.
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Meet

(informal) A meeting.
OK, let's arrange a meet with Tyler and ask him.
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Game

An exercise simulating warfare, whether computerized or involving human participants.
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Meet

(algebra) The greatest lower bound, an operation between pairs of elements in a lattice, denoted by the symbol ∧.
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Game

(uncountable) wild animals hunted for food.
The forest has plenty of game.
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Meet

(archaic) Suitable; right; proper.
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Game

The ability to seduce someone, usually by strategy.
He didn't get anywhere with her because he had no game.
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Meet

To join, or come in contact with; esp., to come in contact with by approach from an opposite direction; to come upon or against, front to front, as distinguished from contact by following and overtaking.
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Game

Mastery; the ability to excel at something.
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Meet

To come in collision with; to confront in conflict; to encounter hostilely; as, they met the enemy and defeated them; the ship met opposing winds and currents.
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Game

(countable) A questionable or unethical practice in pursuit of a goal.
You want to borrow my credit card for a week? What's your game?
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Meet

To come into the presence of without contact; to come close to; to intercept; to come within the perception, influence, or recognition of; as, to meet a train at a junction; to meet carriages or persons in the street; to meet friends at a party; sweet sounds met the ear.
His daughter came out to meet him.
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Game

(colloquial) Willing and able to participate.
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Meet

To perceive; to come to a knowledge of; to have personal acquaintance with; to experience; to suffer; as, the eye met a horrid sight; he met his fate.
Of vice or virtue, whether blest or curst,Which meets contempt, or which compassion first.
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Game

(of an animal) That shows a tendency to continue to fight against another animal, despite being wounded, often severely.
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Meet

To come up to; to be even with; to equal; to match; to satisfy; to ansver; as, to meet one's expectations; the supply meets the demand.
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Game

Persistent, especially in senses similar to the above.
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Meet

To come together by mutual approach; esp., to come in contact, or into proximity, by approach from opposite directions; to join; to come face to face; to come in close relationship; as, we met in the street; two lines meet so as to form an angle.
O, when meet nowSuch pairs in love and mutual honor joined !
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Game

Injured, lame (of a limb).
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Meet

To come together with hostile purpose; to have an encounter or conflict.
Weapons more violent, when next we meet,May serve to better us and worse our foes.
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Game

(intransitive) To gamble.
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Meet

To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December.
They . . . appointed a day to meet together.
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Game

(intransitive) To play card games, board games, or video games.
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Meet

To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree; to harmonize; to unite.
We met with many things worthy of observation.
Prepare to meet with more than brutal furyFrom the fierce prince.
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Game

(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.
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Meet

An assembling together; esp., the assembling of huntsmen for the hunt; also, the persons who so assemble, and the place of meeting.
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Game

To perform premeditated seduction strategy.
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Meet

Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient.
It was meet that we should make merry.
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Game

Crooked; lame; as, a game leg.
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Meet

Meetly.
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Game

Having a resolute, unyielding spirit, like the gamecock; ready to fight to the last; plucky.
I was game . . . .I felt that I could have fought even to the death.
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Meet

A meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
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Game

Of or pertaining to such animals as are hunted for game, or to the act or practice of hunting.
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Meet

Come together;
I'll probably see you at the meeting
How nice to see you again!
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Game

Sport of any kind; jest, frolic.
We have had pastimes here, and pleasant game.
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Meet

Get together socially or for a specific purpose
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Game

A contest, physical or mental, according to certain rules, for amusement, recreation, or for winning a stake; as, a game of chance; games of skill; field games, etc.
But war's a game, which, were their subject wise,Kings would not play at.
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Meet

Be adjacent or come together;
The lines converge at this point
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Game

The use or practice of such a game; a single match at play; a single contest; as, a game at cards.
Talk the game o'er between the deal.
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Meet

Fill or meet a want or need
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Game

That which is gained, as the stake in a game; also, the number of points necessary to be scored in order to win a game; as, in short whist five points are game.
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Meet

Satisfy a condition or restriction;
Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
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Game

In some games, a point credited on the score to the player whose cards counts up the highest.
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Meet

Satisfy or fulfill;
Meet a need
This job doesn't match my dreams
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Game

A scheme or art employed in the pursuit of an object or purpose; method of procedure; projected line of operations; plan; project.
Your murderous game is nearly up.
It was obviously Lord Macaulay's game to blacken the greatest literary champion of the cause he had set himself to attack.
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Meet

Get to know; get acquainted with;
I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!
We met in Singapore
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Game

Animals pursued and taken by sportsmen; wild meats designed for, or served at, table.
Those species of animals . . . distinguished from the rest by the well-known appellation of game.
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Meet

Collect in one place;
We assembled in the church basement
Let's gather in the dining room
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Game

To rejoice; to be pleased; - often used, in Old English, impersonally with dative.
God loved he best with all his whole hearteAt alle times, though him gamed or smarte.
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Meet

Meet by design; be present at the arrival of;
Can you meet me at the train station?
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Game

To play at any sport or diversion.
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Meet

Contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle;
Princeton plays Yale this weekend
Charlie likes to play Mary
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Game

To play for a stake or prize; to use cards, dice, billiards, or other instruments, according to certain rules, with a view to win money or some other thing waged upon the issue of the contest; to gamble.
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Meet

Experience as a reaction;
My proposal met with much opposition
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Game

A single play of a game;
The game lasted 2 hours
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Meet

Undergo or suffer;
Meet a violent death
Suffer a terrible fate
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Game

A contest with rules to determine a winner;
You need four people to play this game
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Meet

Be in direct physical contact with; make contact;
The two buildings touch
Their hands touched
The wire must not contact the metal cover
The surfaces contact at this point
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Game

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
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Meet

Being precisely fitting and right;
It is only meet that she should be seated first
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Game

Animal hunted for food or sport
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Game

The game equipment needed to play a game;
The child received several games for his birthday
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Game

Your occupation or line of work;
He's in the plumbing game
She's in show biz
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Game

(games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win;
The game is 6 all
He is serving for the game
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Game

The flesh of wild animals that is used for food
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Game

A secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal);
They concocted a plot to discredit the governor
I saw through his little game from the start
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Game

Frivolous or trifling behavior;
For actors, memorizing lines is no game
For him, life is all fun and games
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Game

Place a bet on;
Which horse are you backing?
I'm betting on the new horse
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Game

Disabled in the feet or legs;
A crippled soldier
A game leg
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Game

Willing to face danger
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