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sport

sport

 
 
pronunciation:
sport
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an athletic event or game played according to rules. Sports often require certain skills and involve two people or teams on opposite sides.
Soccer is my favorite sport.
 
synonyms:
game
similar words:
competition
definition 2: something done for fun or amusement.
We like to skip stones just for sport.
synonyms:
play, recreation
definition 3: a person who has a good attitude about difficult situations.
He was a sport about the joke we played on him.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or having to do with sports.
He likes to watch the sport channel.
synonyms:
athletic
definition 2: suited for sports or for somewhat casual wear.
He went out running in his sport shoes.You don't have to wear a suit, but you have to wear a sport coat at the restaurant.
similar words:
casual, informal
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: sported, sporting, sports
definition: to amuse oneself through activity; play.
We sported with our friends on the playground.
synonyms:
play
similar words:
caper, relax, romp
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broader categories including sports
conventionally associated with sports
some accessories for sports
some actions in sports
some examples of sports
some kinds of sports
some parts of sports
some people associated with sports
some places related to sports
some results of sports