from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Gambling, especially casino gambling.
  • n. The playing of games, especially video games.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of game.
  • n. The business of offering games of chance for money.
  • n. Playing a game with a video interface.
  • n. Careful, strategic use of rules to achieve one's purposes, as one would use the rules of a game.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or practice of playing games for stakes or wagers; gambling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Playing for stakes; gambling

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)


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