plural of game

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1 a competitive encounter between individuals or groups carried on for amusement, exercise, or in pursuit of a prize
  • decided he would indulge in a friendly basketball game with his friends before dinner

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2 a method worked out in advance for achieving some objective
  • the crook told his accomplice, "Here's the game: look surprised when the police ask about the money"

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3 the activity by which one regularly makes a living
  • stand-up comedy is his game, and he's one of a handful of people making a decent living at it

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“Games.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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