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Game vs. Meet

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Gamenoun

A playful or competitive activity.

Meetverb

Of individuals: to make personal contact.

Gamenoun

A playful activity that may be unstructured; an amusement or pastime.

‘Being a child is all fun and games.’;

Meetverb

To come face to face with by accident; to encounter.

‘Fancy meeting you here!’; ‘Guess who I met at the supermarket today?’;

Gamenoun

(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.’;

Meetverb

To come face to face with someone by arrangement.

‘Let's meet at the station at 9 o'clock.’; ‘Shall we meet at 8 p.m in our favorite chatroom?’;

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Gamenoun

(countable) A particular instance of playing a game; match.

‘Sally won the game.’; ‘They can turn the game around in the second half.’;

Meetverb

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!’;

Gamenoun

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

Meetverb

(Ireland) To French kiss someone.

Gamenoun

The number of points necessary to win a game.

‘In short whist, five points are game.’;

Meetverb

Of groups: to gather or oppose.

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Gamenoun

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

Meetverb

To gather for a formal or social discussion.

‘I met with them several times.’; ‘The government ministers met today to start the negotiations.’;

Gamenoun

(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.’;

Meetverb

To come together in conflict.

Gamenoun

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.’;

Meetverb

(sports) To play a match.

‘England and Holland will meet in the final.’;

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Gamenoun

An amorous dalliance.

Meetverb

To make physical or perceptual contact.

Gamenoun

(countable) A video game.

Meetverb

To converge and finally touch or intersect.

‘The two streets meet at a crossroad half a mile away.’;

Gamenoun

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.’;

Meetverb

To touch or hit something while moving.

‘The right wing of the car met the column in the garage, leaving a dent.’;

Gamenoun

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.’;

Meetverb

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.’;

Gamenoun

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

Meetverb

To satisfy; to comply with.

‘This proposal meets my requirements.’; ‘The company agrees to meet the cost of any repairs.’;

Gamenoun

(uncountable) Wild animals hunted for food.

‘The forest has plenty of game.’;

Meetverb

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.’;

Gamenoun

The ability to seduce someone, usually by strategy.

‘He didn't get anywhere with her because he had no game.’;

Meetnoun

A sports competition, especially for track and field or swimming (a swim meet).

Gamenoun

Mastery; the ability to excel at something.

Meetnoun

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

Gamenoun

(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?’;

Meetnoun

(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.

Gameadjective

(colloquial) Willing to participate.

Meetnoun

A meeting.

‘OK, let's arrange a meet with Tyler and ask him.’;

Gameadjective

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

Meetnoun

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

Gameadjective

Persistent, especially in senses similar to the above.

Meetnoun

(Irish) An act of French kissing someone.

Gameadjective

Injured, lame (of a limb).

Meetadjective

(archaic) Suitable; right; proper.

Gameverb

(intransitive) To gamble.

Meetverb

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.

Gameverb

(intransitive) To play video games.

Meetverb

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.

Gameverb

(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.’;

Meetverb

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.’;

Gameverb

To perform premeditated seduction strategy.

Meetverb

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.’;

Gameadjective

Crooked; lame; as, a game leg.

Meetverb

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.

Gameadjective

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.’;

Meetverb

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 !’;

Gameadjective

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

Meetverb

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.’;

Gamenoun

Sport of any kind; jest, frolic.

‘We have had pastimes here, and pleasant game.’;

Meetverb

To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December.

‘They . . . appointed a day to meet together.’;

Gamenoun

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.’;

Meetverb

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.’;

Gamenoun

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.’;

Meetnoun

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

Gamenoun

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.

Meetadjective

Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient.

‘It was meet that we should make merry.’;

Gamenoun

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

Meetadverb

Meetly.

Gamenoun

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.’;

Meetnoun

a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held

Gamenoun

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.’;

Meetverb

come together;

‘I'll probably see you at the meeting’; ‘How nice to see you again!’;

Gameverb

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.’;

Meetverb

get together socially or for a specific purpose

Gameverb

To play at any sport or diversion.

Meetverb

be adjacent or come together;

‘The lines converge at this point’;

Gameverb

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.

Meetverb

fill or meet a want or need

Gamenoun

a single play of a game;

‘the game lasted 2 hours’;

Meetverb

satisfy a condition or restriction;

‘Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?’;

Gamenoun

a contest with rules to determine a winner;

‘you need four people to play this game’;

Meetverb

satisfy or fulfill;

‘meet a need’; ‘this job doesn't match my dreams’;

Gamenoun

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’;

Meetverb

get to know; get acquainted with;

‘I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!’; ‘we met in Singapore’;

Gamenoun

animal hunted for food or sport

Meetverb

collect in one place;

‘We assembled in the church basement’; ‘Let's gather in the dining room’;

Gamenoun

the game equipment needed to play a game;

‘the child received several games for his birthday’;

Meetverb

meet by design; be present at the arrival of;

‘Can you meet me at the train station?’;

Gamenoun

your occupation or line of work;

‘he's in the plumbing game’; ‘she's in show biz’;

Meetverb

contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle;

‘Princeton plays Yale this weekend’; ‘Charlie likes to play Mary’;

Gamenoun

(games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win;

‘the game is 6 all’; ‘he is serving for the game’;

Meetverb

experience as a reaction;

‘My proposal met with much opposition’;

Gamenoun

the flesh of wild animals that is used for food

Meetverb

undergo or suffer;

‘meet a violent death’; ‘suffer a terrible fate’;

Gamenoun

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’;

Meetverb

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’;

Gamenoun

frivolous or trifling behavior;

‘for actors, memorizing lines is no game’; ‘for him, life is all fun and games’;

Meetadjective

being precisely fitting and right;

‘it is only meet that she should be seated first’;

Gameverb

place a bet on;

‘Which horse are you backing?’; ‘I'm betting on the new horse’;

Gameadjective

disabled in the feet or legs;

‘a crippled soldier’; ‘a game leg’;

Gameadjective

willing to face danger

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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