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Meaning of "name of the game" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NAME OF THE GAME

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WHAT DOES NAME OF THE GAME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of name of the game in the English dictionary

The definition of name of the game in the dictionary is anything that is essential, significant, or important. Other definition of name of the game is expected or normal conditions, circumstances, etc.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NAME OF THE GAME

name
name and shame
name day
name names
name part
name the day
name-calling
name-drop
name-dropper
name-dropping
nameable
namecheck
nameless
namelessly
namelessness
namely
Namen
nameplate
namer
namesake

WORDS THAT END LIKE NAME OF THE GAME

arcade game
ball game
beautiful game
big game
board game
card game
computer game
con game
fair game
football game
game
guessing game
home game
party game
perfect game
play the game
role-playing game
small game
video game
war game
word game

Synonyms and antonyms of name of the game in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «name of the game» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NAME OF THE GAME

Find out the translation of name of the game to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of name of the game from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «name of the game» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

游戏名称
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Nombre del juego
570 millions of speakers

English

name of the game
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

इस खेल का नाम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اسم اللعبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Название игры
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Nome do Jogo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খেলার নাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nom du jeu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nama permainan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Name des Spiels
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ゲームの名前。
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

게임 의 이름
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jeneng game kasebut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tên của trò chơi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விளையாட்டின் பெயர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खेळाचे नाव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Oyunun adı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il nome del gioco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Nazwa gry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Назва гри
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Numele jocului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

το όνομα του παιχνιδιού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

naam van die spel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

namnet på spelet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

navnet på spillet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of name of the game

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NAME OF THE GAME»

The term «name of the game» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.271 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NAME OF THE GAME» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «name of the game» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «name of the game» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about name of the game

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10 QUOTES WITH «NAME OF THE GAME»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word name of the game.
1
Dan Buettner
The name of the game is to keep from pushing the accelerator pedal so hard that we speed up the aging process. The average American, however, by living a fast and furious lifestyle, pushes that accelerator too hard and too much.
2
Ray Charles
With singing, the name of the game is to make yourself believable. When somebody hears you sing a song, and they say, 'Oh, that must have happened to him,' that's when you know you're transmitting. It's like being a good actor. You make people feel things, emotions and what not.
3
Victor Cruz
My mom lived by herself with two kids. Sacrifice was the name of the game at our house.
4
Maxwell Maltz
Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.
5
Joe Namath
The name of the game is 'kill the quarterback.' Every football team tries to knock the guy out of the game that's handling the ball.
6
Liam Neeson
For every successful actor or actress, there are countless numbers who don't make it. The name of the game is rejection. You go to an audition and you're told you're too tall or you're too Irish or your nose is not quite right. You're rejected for your education, you're rejected for this or that and it's really tough.
7
Robin S. Sharma
Leadership is not a popularity contest; it's about leaving your ego at the door. The name of the game is to lead without a title.
8
Usher
Down time is not the name of the game.
9
Bob Weir
I have always had a certain aversion to heat. And for me, the name of the game on the stage is 'beat the heat.' It's always July under the lights.
10
Ted Williams
Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NAME OF THE GAME»

Discover the use of name of the game in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to name of the game and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Name of the Game
A tale loosely based on the author's wife's family is a multi-generation saga in which the power and privilege of an American dynasty are shaped by wealth, marriage, and jealousy. Reprint.
Will Eisner, 2008
2
The name of the game: the business of sports
Looks at professional sports from a business standpoint, including their source of income, expenses, the economics of expansion, and pressure to retain expensive players
Jerry Gorman, Kirk Calhoun, Skip Rozin, 1994
3
Duets: The Name of the Game\Once More with Feeling
Game show producer Johanna Patterson finds actor Sam Weaver's persistence winning her over in spite of herself, and Raven Williams tries to avoid falling for her ex-boyfriend, Brandon Carstairs, when he shows up in her life again.
Nora Roberts, 2009
4
The Name of the Game
When opposites attract, it’s like playing with fire. But will Kyle and Mac figure out that love is the name of the game . . . before it’s too late? Sensuality Level: Sensual
Lisa Weseman, 2012
5
The Name of the Game
Available digitally for the first time. Letting go has never been more scary—or intoxicating—in this electrifying story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts.
Nora Roberts, 2012
6
Focus: The Name of the Game
Larry Mize, Scott Simpson, Loren Roberts share their secrets in golf and life.
Scott Simpson, Larry Mize, Loren Roberts, 1999
7
Splat the Cat
Meet Splat the Cat! An irresistible new character from Rob Scotton, bestselling creator of Russell the Sheep
Rob Scotton, 2008
8
The Name of the Game Is Death
Roy Martin, a ruthless bank robber, is determined to find out who killed his partner and took the one hundred and seventy-eight thousand dollars they stole from an Arizona bank
Dan J. Marlowe, 1993
9
Abba: The Name of the Game
Abba were once reviled by most critics, but now bands like Bjorn Again and Erasure keep the phenomenon thriving. This is their background story.
Andrew Oldham, Tony Calder, Colin Irwin, 1996
10
Jumanji
In his second book for children, Chris Van Allsburg again explores the ever-shifting line between fantasy and reality with this story about a game that comes startingly to life.
Chris Van Allsburg, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NAME OF THE GAME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term name of the game is used in the context of the following news items.
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Golf the name of the game for Shubham Nain and family
Golf the name of the game for Shubham Nain and family. Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 11:20 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 11:47 ... «Suburban Life Publications, Jul 15»
2
So Many Me – First Impressions
Resource management is really the name of the game in So Many Me. You only have a limited number of clones, and you'll have to be careful ... «Load The Game, Jul 15»
3
Match Report: Nuneaton Town 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 4
Substitutions were the name of the game after that chance as both teams exercised their right to swap and change their teams. It was Nuneaton ... «Nuneaton News, Jul 15»
4
Mobile game of the week: Little Inferno
... a Little Inferno Entertainment Fireplace from the Tomorrow Corporation (which also happens to be the name of the game's developer). «Boing Boing, Jul 15»
5
EATS Kitchen & Bar- Flavor is the Name of the Game
I have nothing but positives to report. I am not a fussy eater, and had been made aware of EATS Kitchen & Bar before staying at Hotel Irvine. «Las Vegas Informer, Jul 15»
6
Scoring for her team is name of the game for Ladlie
Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part series about Troy Buchanan High School senior para-track athlete Katie Ladlie's life and the lawsuit ... «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
7
Innovation is the name of the game in the new Chrysler 300S
For a line of vehicles that have become known over the past 3 years as America's Import, or at least dubbed that by Chrysler the new 200 and ... «Daily Herald, Jul 15»
8
The bachelor brothers of Panoche and a game called pedro
But the name of the game is pedro. The players tell me it exists only in San Benito County. There's no money on the table. (What kind of card ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
9
Sports Analysis: Creating space the name of the game
Sport and music are easy bedfellows. Theme tunes to Match of the Day, BBC Test Match Special and The Sunday Game are etched in the ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
10
Upsets the name of the game at last weekend's Top Gun Raceway
Jeffrey Carothers, who nears the end of the track,competed in Sportsman. He lost the second round to Steve Melson. Expand Photo. «Nevada Appeal, Jul 15»

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