What does soccer mean?

Definitions for soccer
ˈsɒk ərsoc·cer

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soccer, association footballnoun

    a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

Wiktionary

  1. soccernoun

    To kick the football directly off the ground, without using one's hands.

  2. soccernoun

    a game in which two teams of eleven players contend to get a round ball into their opponent's goal primarily by kicking the ball with their feet

  3. Etymology: Colloquial abbreviation for Association football, via abbreviation assoc.; earlier socca (1889), then socker (1891), with soccer attested 1895.

Freebase

  1. Soccer

    Soccer is a video game produced by Intelligent Systems and Nintendo as part of its Sports Series for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was released in Japan in 1985, and was released in the United States and in Europe in 1987. It was also released for the Family Computer Disk System in 1986. It is also available on the Wii's Virtual Console since 2006, to be bought from the Wii Shop Channel.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Soccer

    A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.

Editors Contribution

  1. soccer

    A type of sport.

    Soccer is a much loved sport the world over.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'soccer' in Nouns Frequency: #2518

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soccer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soccer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of soccer in a Sentence

  1. Allyson Felix:

    Its the power of the collective, alysia speaking, Kara speaking, the womens soccer team. Its just such a pivotal time right now in womens sports, and were seeing change happen.

  2. Both Puwadet and Kittichoke:

    I hope to hold hands with [Nuttawut] when he comes out and ask to play soccer with him again.

  3. Robert Murrett:

    For certain parts of the world there are definitely high-threat areas, and The State Department does a good job of telling people that we do not recommend you go there, this is just an advisory for people to do things that are prudent. I would have no reluctance at all for going to France for the Euro 2016 soccer tournament — and, for that matter, just about any place else in Western Europe. I ’m sure in this case the French will be providing terrific security.

  4. Carrie Tollefson:

    I kind of look at this as a bookmark in my life, and once it’s over, I’m excited for what I can accomplish as both a soccer player and a runner.

  5. Eric Nauman:

    It's not just the neurons that get damaged, it's the glial cells, it's the vasculature, basically in football and woman's soccer about half the team is experiencing these kinds of things, these kinds of changes. Some of them heal and some of them don't by the time they start playing their next season and that was the thing that really got us nervous.

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