Definition of Sports

1. Noun. (plural of sport) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of sport) ¹

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Definition of Sports

1. sport [v] - See also: sport

Medical Definition of Sports

1. Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sports

sporting houses
sporting lady
sporting life
sporting man
sports (current term)
sports announcer
sports arena
sports bra
sports bras
sports car
sports cars
sports coat
sports commentator
sports day
sports days
sports desk
sports editor
sports equipment
sports fan

Literary usage of Sports

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

1. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"Races, sports, and Games. Archery. The focus of this sport in London is in the grounds of ... The chief scene of athletic sports of all kinds is Stamford ..."

2. A survey of London by John Stow (1842)
"sports AND PASTIMES OF OLD TIME USED IN THIS CITY. " LET us now," saith Fitzstephen, " come to the sports and pastimes, seeing it is fit that a city should ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Winter sports Boom in winter sports. H. Reed. ... HJ Howland. il Ind 85:232-3 F 14 '16 Winter sports in the borough of Brooklyn. ..."

4. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1909)
"UNDER this heading, I wish to call attention to some of the far-reaching effects that sports have on our deaf boys. The object of the school, ..."

5. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1884)
"Without waiting for Pierce's reply, Charles ordered the re- publication of his father's Declaration of sports. The late King, he said, had 'prudently ..."

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