What does soccer mean?

Definitions for soccer
ˈsɒk ərsoc·cer

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word soccer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

Wiktionary

  1. soccer(Noun)

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

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

  2. soccer(Noun)

    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

    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

How to pronounce soccer?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say soccer in sign language?

  1. soccer

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. The Associated Press:

    CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The U.S. Soccer Federation had argued that the womens team was paid under the structure the players asked for in the last collective bargaining agreement and that they asked for a very different contract that offered them more benefits, whichthe mens players did not -- including guaranteed annual salaries, medical and dental insurance, paid child-care assistance, paid pregnancy and parental leave, severance benefits, salary continuation during periods of injury, access to a retirement plan, multiple bonuses and more.

  2. Martha Burk:

    Women in soccer is a large program. I would like to remind you that in 2012 FIFA had decided that you would have a woman on the executive committee and in 2013 one woman was elected.

  3. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    The indictment alleges corruption that is rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted both abroad and here in the United States, it spans at least two generations of soccer officials who, as alleged, have abused their positions of trust to acquire millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.

  4. Mark Parker:

    The USA Women's Home jersey is now the No. 1 soccer jersey, men's or women's, ever sold on Nike.com in one season.

  5. Charles Gerba:

    We tested soccer balls and they're loaded with E. coli because the balls are rolling around on the dog poop on the playground, and then the kids are on the monkey bars which birds use as a public toilet. The first thing you should have any kid do when they come home from the playground is wash their hands.

Images & Illustrations of soccer

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