What does olympics mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Olympic Games, Olympics, Olympiad(noun)

    the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country


  1. Olympics

    A modified revival of the ancient Olympian games, consisting of international athletic games, races, etc., now held once in four years, the first having been at Athens in 1896. There are now two sets of modern Olympic games, the summer games and the winter games. Both had been held every four years, in the same year, but in 1998 for the first time the winter games began to be held two years after the summer games, though each series is still held only once every four years. The number and types of sports contests held at the olympics has greatly expanded from the original number.


  1. Olympics(ProperNoun)

    The Olympic Games.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of olympics in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of olympics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matt Ghaffari:

    I looked up and saw my flag. But I didn't hear my anthem. (about the award ceremony, Atlanta Olympics)

  2. Vijay Singh:

    I would like to play the The Rio Olympics, but the Zika virus, you know... i feel bad, I wanted to play and finally decided against The Rio Olympics. The Rio Olympics's in the middle of the Tour over here and I'm trying to figure out my game.

  3. Joey Votto:

    It would be best if baseball were part of the Winter Olympics (to coincide with baseball's off-season), the Olympics are all about getting the best in the world. Without disrespecting the players who played before, the Olympics were just not getting the best players.

  4. David Heymann:

    The problem is not the Olympics, the problem is other travel besides the Olympics, if there is a problem, people go in and out of Brazil all the time for holiday, for business, for whatever. And the Olympics is much less travel, it would be one-time travel. It's actually in the winter months when hopefully transmission (of the virus) is less.

  5. The IOC:

    A plan has already been put in place for the Rio Olympics the Games venues in the lead-up to and at Rio Olympics the Games time, which will see them inspected on a daily basis in order to ensure that any puddles of stagnant water -- where the mosquitoes breed -- are removed, therefore minimizing the risk of athletes and visitors coming into contact with mosquitoes, rio 2016 will also continue to follow the virus prevention and control measures provided by the authorities, and will provide the relevant guidance to Rio Olympics the Games athletes and visitors.

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