Game vs Multigame - What's the difference?

game | multigame |


As adjectives the difference between game and multigame

is that game is (colloquial) willing to participate while multigame is pertaining to more than one game.

As a noun game

is a playful or competitive activity.

As a verb game

is to gamble.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

game

English

Noun

  • A playful or competitive activity.
  • #A playful activity that may be unstructured; an amusement or pastime.
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  • #(label) An activity described by a set of rules, especially for the purpose of entertainment, often competitive or having an explicit goal.
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  • #*1983 , Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes, and Walon Green, (WarGames) , MGM/UA Entertainment Co.:
  • #*:Joshua: Shall we play a game ?
  • #(label) A particular instance of playing a game; match .
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  • #*:“I'm through with all pawn-games,” I laughed. “Come, let us have a game of lansquenet. Either I will take a farewell fall out of you or you will have your sevenfold revenge”.
  • #That which is gained, such as the stake in a game.
  • #The number of points necessary to win a game.
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  • #(label) In some games, a point awarded to the player whose cards add up to the largest sum.
  • #(label) The equipment that enables such activity, particularly as packaged under a title.
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  • #One's manner, style, or performance in playing a game.
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  • A field of gainful activity, as an industry or profession.
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  • Something that resembles a game with rules, despite not being designed.
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  • *:I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, straining upon the start. The game ’s afoot!
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  • *:“I'm through with all pawn-games ,” I laughed. “Come, let us have a game of lansquenet. Either I will take a farewell fall out of you or you will have your sevenfold revenge”.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author=(Timothy Garton Ash)
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli , passage=Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too.}}
  • An exercise simulating warfare, whether computerized or involving human participants.
  • (label) Wild animals hunted for food.
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  • The ability to seduce someone, usually by strategy.
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  • (label) A questionable or unethical practice in pursuit of a goal; a scheme.
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  • *(Blackwood Magazine)
  • *:Your murderous game is nearly up.
  • *(George Saintsbury) (1845-1933)
  • *:It was obviously Lord Macaulay's game to blacken the greatest literary champion of the cause he had set himself to attack.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * (synonyms to be checked) pastime, play, recreation, frolic, sport, diversion, fun, amusement, merriment, festivity, entertainment, spree, prank, lark, gambol, merrymaking, gaiety * (instance of gameplay) match * (field of gainful activity) line * (military) wargame * (business or occupation) racket * (questionable practices) racket

    Antonyms

    * (antonyms to be checked) drudgery, work, toil

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    Adjective

    (er)
  • (colloquial) Willing to participate.
  • * (rfdate) (computer game):
  • I'm game , would you like to tell me how [to do that]?
  • (of an animal) That shows a tendency to continue to fight against another animal, despite being wounded, often severely.
  • Persistent, especially in senses similar to the above.
  • Injured, lame (of a limb).
  • * around 1900 , O. Henry,
  • You come with me and we'll have a cozy dinner and a pleasant talk together, and by that time your game ankle will carry you home very nicely, I am sure."

    Synonyms

    * (willing to participate) sporting, willing, daring, disposed, favorable, nervy, courageous, valiant

    Antonyms

    * (willing to participate) cautious, disinclined

    Verb

    (gam)
  • To gamble.
  • To play games and be a gamer.
  • To exploit loopholes in a system or bureaucracy in a way which defeats or nullifies the spirit of the rules in effect, usually to obtain a result which otherwise would be unobtainable.
  • We'll bury them in paperwork, and game the system.
  • (transitive, slang, of males) To perform premeditated seduction strategy.
  • * 2005 , " Picking up the pieces", The Economist , 6 October 2005:
  • Returning briefly to his journalistic persona to interview Britney Spears, he finds himself gaming her, and she gives him her phone number.
  • * 2010 , Mystery, The Pickup Artist: The New and Improved Art of Seduction , Villard Books (2010), ISBN 9780345518217, page 100:
  • A business associate of mine at the time, George Wu, sat across the way, gaming a stripper the way I taught him.
  • * 2010 , Sheila McClear, " Would you date a pickup artist?", New York Post , 9 July 2010:
  • How did Amanda know she wasn’t getting gamed ? Well, she didn’t. “I would wonder, ‘Is he saying stuff to other girls that he says to me?’ We did everything we could to cut it off . . . yet we somehow couldn’t.”

    Derived terms

    * game the system

    See also

    * (wikipedia "game")

    Anagrams

    * * 1000 English basic words ----

    multigame

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Pertaining to more than one game.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 6, author=Michael S. Schmidt, title=Mets Plan Lottery for Prime Tickets, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=If fans want to guarantee a seat, they must buy season tickets or a multigame package. }}