Definition of Gaming

1. Noun. The act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize). "There was heavy play at the blackjack table"

Exact synonyms: Gambling, Play
Generic synonyms: Diversion, Recreation, Vice
Specialized synonyms: Sporting Life, Bet, Wager, Gambling Game, Game Of Chance, Throw
Derivative terms: Gamble, Game, Play, Play, Play, Play



Definition of Gaming

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

Definition of Gaming

1. Verb. (present participle of game#Verb game) ¹

2. Noun. (gambling) The business of offering games of chance for money. ¹

3. Noun. (gaming) Playing a game with a video interface. ¹

4. Noun. Careful, strategic use of rules to achieve one's purposes, as one would use the rules of a game. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gaming

1. the practice of gambling [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaming

gameworld
gameworlds
gamier
gamiest
gamification
gamily
gamin
gamine
gaminerie
gamines
gaminesque
gaminess
gaminesses
gaming (current term)
gaming board
gaming boards
gaming card
gaming house
gaming machine
gaming table
gaming the system
gamings
gamins
gamma
gamma-Abu
gamma-aminobutyric acid
gamma-amylase
gamma-anticollagenase

Literary usage of Gaming

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1910)
"gaming DEVICES—Destruction Without Formal Petition.— Where gaming devices are seized under a search-warrant issued by » justice of th« peace and are turned ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"gaming and gaming Houses.—gaming is not an offense at common law; but a common gaming house, to which the public may resort for the purpose of gaming, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Injunctions by James Lambert High (1890)
"OF JUDGMENTS UPON gaming CONTRACTS. § 235. Courts inclined to enjoin judgments on gaming contracts. 236. Defense should usually be made at law. § 235. ..."

4. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1864)
"gaming appears to be a universal passion. Some have attempted to deny its ... The fatal propensity of gaming is to be discovered, as well amongst the ..."

5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1910)
"gaming DEVICES—Destruction Without Formal Petition.— Where gaming devices are seized under a search-warrant issued by » justice of th« peace and are turned ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"gaming and gaming Houses.—gaming is not an offense at common law; but a common gaming house, to which the public may resort for the purpose of gaming, ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Injunctions by James Lambert High (1890)
"OF JUDGMENTS UPON gaming CONTRACTS. § 235. Courts inclined to enjoin judgments on gaming contracts. 236. Defense should usually be made at law. § 235. ..."

8. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1864)
"gaming appears to be a universal passion. Some have attempted to deny its ... The fatal propensity of gaming is to be discovered, as well amongst the ..."

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