Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The period immediately before the start of a new season, in which athletes undergo intensive training and participate in exhibition games.
  • adverb & adjective In, of, or relating to the preseason.

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  • noun The period before the start of a sporting season, during which players undergo training and venues are prepared

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  • noun a period prior to the beginning of the regular season which is devoted to training and preparation

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Examples

  • '' Getting another start under my belt, even in preseason, is good, '' he said.

    USATODAY.com - Football - N.Y. Giants vs. New England

  • But this was a team that lost four starters from the previous season's team, and there was a belief in preseason that Gonzaga might not win the WCC title again.

    Gonzaga - Team Notes

  • Orlando C Dwight Howard — Magic star has three consecutive double-doubles to start the season; Orlando hasn't lost in preseason (8-0) or regular season (3-0).

    USA TODAY Player of the Week: Carmelo Anthony

  • After injuring his knee in preseason, Martin came back for about a month and clearly wasn't 100 percent, then left the team during conference play.

    Eastern Illinois - Team Notes

  • Of the few classic centers left, one who has faced the Knicks this preseason is Javale McGee of the Washington Wizards.

    Finesse and Skill Trump Height

  • But this was a team that lost four starters from the previous season's team, and there was a belief in preseason that Gonzaga might not win the WCC title again.

    West Coast Conference

  • When the Bruins were picked as a middle-of-the-pack Atlantic Sun Conference team in preseason polls, coach Rick Byrd challenged his players to prove voters wrong.

    Belmont - Team Notes

  • -- F Trevor Cook suffered a career-ending injury in preseason camp.

    Big 12 Conference

  • •Reggie watch: Coach Sean Payton on how much work Reggie Bush will get in preseason: He'll get a measured amount … We'll be smart.

    For Saints, rushing & defense must catch up to the air game

  • -- F Trevor Cook suffered a career-ending injury in preseason camp.

    Texas Tech - Team Notes

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