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1. game

noun. ['ˈgeɪm'] a contest with rules to determine a winner.

Synonyms

  • bowling
  • athletic game
  • pall-mall
  • curling
  • card game
  • parlor game
  • child's game
  • activity
  • table game
  • zero-sum game
  • parlour game
  • gambling game
  • cards

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink
  • source
  • peristalsis

Etymology

  • game (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Ball Game

  • proclaim
  • postgame
  • exclaim
  • disclaim
  • reclaim
  • overcame
  • inflame
  • declaim
  • ballgame
  • rename
  • defame
  • became
  • aflame
  • acclaim
  • swaim
  • graeme
  • frame
  • fraim
  • flame
  • flaim
  • claim
  • brame
  • blame
  • ashame
  • tame
  • shame
  • sejm
  • same
  • rhame
  • name

Example sentences of the word ball-game


1. Noun Phrase
All actions in a basketball game can be seen in the context of these three laws.

2. Noun Phrase
Gravity is a force of downward acceleration that is constant throughout a basketball game.

2. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games.

Synonyms

  • golf ball
  • squash ball
  • football
  • roulette ball
  • field hockey ball
  • game equipment
  • basketball
  • baseball
  • punchball
  • handball
  • marble
  • punch bag
  • cricket ball
  • jack
  • punching ball
  • pool ball
  • volleyball
  • lacrosse ball
  • rugby ball
  • bocce ball
  • ping-pong ball
  • polo ball
  • Wiffle Ball
  • playground ball
  • boccie ball
  • soccer ball
  • bowl
  • softball
  • ninepin ball
  • punching bag
  • medicine ball
  • tennis ball
  • bocci ball
  • bowling ball
  • Wiffle
  • racquetball
  • skittle ball
  • croquet ball

Antonyms

  • break
  • multiple
  • shared
  • inability

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. game

noun. ['ˈgeɪm'] a single play of a sport or other contest.

Synonyms

  • road game
  • doubleheader
  • cup tie
  • twin bill
  • home game
  • practice game
  • nightcap
  • double feature
  • playoff game
  • away game
  • competition
  • exhibition game

Antonyms

  • home game
  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • game (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. game

noun. ['ˈgeɪm'] an amusement or pastime.

Synonyms

  • ducks and drakes
  • prisoner's base
  • treasure hunt
  • diversion
  • pinball
  • pinball game
  • party game
  • ring-around-a-rosy
  • computer game
  • mind game
  • ring-around-the-rosy
  • video game
  • guessing game
  • ring-a-rosy
  • paper chase
  • catch
  • hare and hounds

Antonyms

  • straight
  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation

Etymology

  • game (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. game

noun. ['ˈgeɪm'] animal hunted for food or sport.

Synonyms

  • big game
  • animal
  • creature
  • game bird
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • beast

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • straighten
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • game (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] a solid projectile that is shot by a musket.

Synonyms

  • pellet
  • shot

Antonyms

  • unrhetorical
  • undignified
  • representational

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] an object with a spherical shape.

Synonyms

  • orb
  • globule
  • bolus
  • globe
  • sphere
  • crystal ball
  • fireball
  • mothball
  • spherule
  • pellet
  • camphor ball

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • death
  • sit back

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] the people assembled at a lavish formal dance.

Synonyms

  • promenade

Antonyms

  • low pitch
  • high pitch

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] a spherical object used as a plaything.

Synonyms

  • toy
  • snowball
  • beachball
  • beach ball

Antonyms

  • homogenise
  • ride
  • unconventional
  • informality

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. ball

verb. ['ˈbɔl'] form into a ball by winding or rolling.

Synonyms

  • wrap
  • wind
  • roll

Antonyms

  • vege out
  • relax
  • slow down
  • change state

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))
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