Examples of tournament in a Sentence
She's an excellent tennis player who has won many tournaments.
a golf tournament in which professionals compete against amateurs
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Manager Brian Fields mixed in five pitchers who hadn't seen the mound all tournament.
Most of the tournament was pre-recorded in July at Full Sail Live at Full Sail University in Winter Park, near Orlando.
The Mountain, enraged over his loss to Loras Tyrell at a jousting tournament, seeks revenge and charges his opponent, but The Hound steps in and fights his brother off before King Robert orders them both to stop.
Southlake Carroll (6-2): Dragons beat JJ Pearce on Monday, finished in the Top-8 in the always tough Pearland tournament.
Through nine holes early Thursday morning, Topeka native Gary Woodland was alone at the top of a major tournament leaderboard.
Saturday features a performance by magician David Lawrence at 3 p.m. and a concert by Beatles tribute band Ticket to Ride at 8:30 p.m. Also taking place that day are a horseshoe tournament, a monster truck show and other events.
Still, the president, who developed a course outside Aberdeen, has a solution for the tournament which traditionally visits different courses around the British Isles.
The deal will make Amazon Prime Video the home for practically all top-flight men’s tennis other than the four grand slam tournaments—including the end of year ATP World Tour finals at the O2 Arena in London.
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Origin and Etymology of tournament
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbout, competition, contest, event, match, matchup, meet, sweepstakes (also sweep-stake), game, tourney
Related Wordsathletics, sport; battle, conflict, scrimmage, skirmish, struggle, tug-of-war, tussle; championship, national (s); final, nightcap, play-off, semifinal; derby, field day, gymkhana, open, outing; biathlon, decathlon, heptathlon, pentathlon, triathlon; marathon, race, ultramarathon; heat, round, run, set; rally, volley; round-robin, rubber, runoff, sudden death; dead heat, photo finish, seesaw; classic
TOURNAMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tournament for English Language Learners
: a sports competition or series of contests that involves many players or teams and that usually continues for at least several days
: a contest of skill and courage between soldiers or knights in the Middle Ages
TOURNAMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of tournament for Students
- a golf tournament
- a chess tournament
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