What does Athletics mean?

Definitions for Athletics
æθˈlɛt ɪksAthlet·ics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sport, athleticsnoun

    an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

  2. athletic contest, athletic competition, athleticsnoun

    a contest between athletes

  3. athleticsnoun

    participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity


  1. athleticsnoun

    Physical activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill.

  2. athleticsnoun

    A group of sporting activities which includes track and field, road running, cross country running and racewalking.

  3. Athleticsnoun

    The team The Oakland Athletics, previously Kansas City Athletics and Philadelphia Athletics.

  4. Athleticsnoun

    Nickname for many athletic teams whose full name includes "Athletics".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Athleticsnoun

    the art of training by athletic exercises; the games and sports of athletes

Editors Contribution

  1. athletics

    A variety of sports.

    Athletics includes a variety of sports.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Athletics in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Athletics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Athletics in a Sentence

  1. Nancy Hogshead-Makar:

    Penn Athletics’s about fairness in women’s sports, the competitive edge that Lia Thomas has is multiple times over the competitive advantage that the most doped-up East German women had.

  2. Students President Janay Masga:

    The importance of having a new gym is that it helps the students, a lot of people don't see the importance of it, but especially for athletics, it will push students to do better in school just so they can play the sport they love.

  3. Damien Georges Awoumou:

    We are witnessing a situation where the IAAF (World Athletics) through these regulations is using sports to discriminate against women with intersex variations and to reinforce harmful gender stereotypes, the majority of athletes affected by the regulations are from the global south and for Africa these regulations remind us of the difficult and dark past of racial segregation.

  4. Dick Pound:

    Kenya has a real problem and have been very slow to acknowledge it, russia is not the only country and athletics is not the only sport with a doping problem.

  5. Vitaly Stepanov:

    It is really a sad situation in Russian athletics and in general international athletics, but if that's what it takes to make changes in Russia and globally then it should be done.

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