What does Tennis mean?

Definitions for Tennis
ˈtɛn ɪsTen·nis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tennis, lawn tennisnoun

    a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court

Wiktionary

  1. tennisnoun

    A sport played by either two or four players with strung racquets, a 2½" (6.4 cm) ball, and a net approximately 3 feet high on a clay, grass, or cement court.

    Etymology: tenez, second-person imperative of tenir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tennisnoun

    a play in which a ball is driven to and fro, or kept in motion by striking it with a racket or with the open hand

  2. Tennisverb

    to drive backward and forward, as a ball in playing tennis

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tennis

    ten′is, n. an ancient game for two to four persons, played with ball and rackets within a building specially constructed for the purpose: lawn-tennis (q.v.), a modern imitation of the former.—ns. Tenn′is-ball, a ball used in the game of tennis; Tenn′is-court, a place or court for playing at tennis. [Skeat suggests O. Fr. tenies, pl. of tenie, a fillet—L. tænia.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Tennis

    A game played by two or four players with rackets and an elastic ball on a level court divided by a low net.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. TENNIS

    A game in which the participants enjoy a racket on the side and raise the deuce over a net, while the volleys drive them from set to set and love scores as often as it's mentioned.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tennis' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3526

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tennis' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3523

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tennis' in Nouns Frequency: #1453

Anagrams for Tennis »

  1. nestin, sennit, sinnet, tensin

  2. Nestin

  3. Sennit

  4. Sinnet

  5. Tensin

How to pronounce Tennis?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tennis in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tennis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Tennis in a Sentence

  1. The Swiss:

    I know back in the amateur times, they were not playing all the slams because it was too far to travel to some places, it's a nice number to achieve and I have enjoyed my time at the slams. They've given me some of the most memorable and special moments on a tennis court, so of course it's nice winning that much.

  2. Callum Gale:

    I've heard of drones being used before, but not a lot. To be honest the most common method I've heard of smuggling drugs into prisons is by stuffing them into tennis balls and hitting them over.

  3. Rafa Nadal:

    It will be a very important loss for us, for the world of tennis, for the tour, for the fans, even for the rivals. that he has been part of a great rivalry between the. best players for a long time, and a great competitor, but that's life. Seems like he has not (had) a very long career because today players are playing that long.

  4. Patrick Mouratoglou:

    After her pregnancy, Serena had to rebuild her body. When she arrived at the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy, around April 30, we realized that she was not ready yet, the time she lost after the delivery, with all the medical issues she had to go through, was missing.

  5. Rafa Nadal:

    When he plays good tennis and shows passion for this game, he's a positive player for our tour, and I want my tour bigger, not smaller, it's clear, of course, that when he does stuff that in my opinion is not good, I don't like.

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