soccer, association football(noun)
a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
To kick the football directly off the ground, without using one's hands.
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
Origin: Colloquial abbreviation for Association football, via abbreviation assoc.; earlier socca (1889), then socker (1891), with soccer attested 1895.
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
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.
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'soccer' in Nouns Frequency: #2518
The numerical value of soccer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of soccer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We talked about soccer.
I like the World Cup, and the rules of soccer.
Soccer has been hiding until the spotlight is on them.
The city can't afford to hold the Olympic soccer games here. It can barely pay its employees.
This was a little shocking to me that I could n’t remember my daughter playing youth soccer.
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Translations for soccer
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- كرة القدمArabic
- རྐང་རྩེད་སྤོ་ལོTibetan Standard
- futbolCatalan, Valencian
- fotbal, kopanáCzech
- fútbol, balón-pie, pambol, balompiéSpanish
- football, soccerFrench
- fuotbalWestern Frisian
- ball-coiseScottish Gaelic
- फ़ुटबाल, फुटबॉल, फ़ुटबॉलHindi
- foci, futball, labdarúgásHungarian
- sepakbola, sepak bolaIndonesian
- knattspyrna, fótboltiIcelandic
- サッカー, 蹴球, フットボールJapanese
- 풋볼, 蹴球, 축구Korean
- bola sepakMalay
- jooł nabíznítaałíNavajo, Navaho
- ਫੁਟਬਾਲPanjabi, Punjabi
- piłka nożnaPolish
- футбо́л, со́ккер, ногомя́чRussian
- fudbal, фудбал, ногомет, nogometSerbo-Croatian
- පාපන්දුවSinhala, Sinhalese
- futbal, fotbalSlovak
- boloSouthern Sotho
- soka, kandandaSwahili
- ఫుట్ బాల్Telugu
- футбо́л, копа́ний м'ячUkrainian
- فٹ بالUrdu
- bóng đáVietnamese
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