What does Sports mean?

Definitions for Sports
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  1. sports(Noun)

    Plural form of sport.


  1. Sports

    Sport refers to a competitive physical activity. Sport is generally recognised as activities based in physical athleticism or physical dexterity. Sports are usually governed by rules to ensure fair competition and consistent adjudication of the winner. Records of performance are often kept and reported in sport news. Sport is a major source of entertainment with spectator sports drawing large crowds and reaching wider audiences through sports broadcasting.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sports

    Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.

Editors Contribution

  1. sports

    Plural form of the word sport.

    The children loved sports and being able and active and having fun together.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Sports' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2427

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Sports' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2143

How to pronounce Sports?

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How to say Sports in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sports in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sports in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Sports in a Sentence

  1. Kimberly Young:

    There's a lot of sports enthusiasts that are involved in the game. But what makes its more of an addiction is the immediate gratification, which ultimately leads to addiction. ... It's a form of escape.

  2. Bruce Gilden:

    I have very good bedside manner from all the years on the streets, it's like playing sports. You don't have time to think. You act and react.

  3. Shane McLeod:

    Just trying to figure out how do we do this ; what is going to be the best possible outcome for us has been quite a driving factor, we've spent a lot of time working out how we best prepare for the Olympics in these current circumstances and a lot more detailed conversations with our sports science colleagues.

  4. Dylan Small:

    The big caution is that these findings may not generalize to high school football today, because the game has changed a lot, the players are generally bigger and youth sports have become much more professionalized.

  5. George Will:

    Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

Images & Illustrations of Sports

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