adjective Also sports .
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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synonym study for sport
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Example sentences from the Web for sport
The hardest things to teach and evaluate online, instructors say, are the skills, strategies and collaboration involved in team sports.Kids are shooting hoops with rolled up socks, but pandemic physical education is not canceled|Kelly Field|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
If kneeling during the anthem is injecting politics into sports, so is that request.Mark Cuban had the right idea: It’s time to rethink how we use the national anthem|John Feinstein|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
All gatherings, including at sporting events, have been banned.Novak Djokovic’s five-set battle at Australian Open started with fans and ended without them|Matt Bonesteel|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Hermetically sealing off sports from the rest of society isn’t a way to accomplish that.The pregame national anthem — in all its roiling contradictions — still has something to offer|Barry Svrluga|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Really, he was doing sports performance before sports performance became a high priority in college sports.Jaguars’ Urban Meyer hires strength coach accused of mistreating players while at Iowa|Matt Bonesteel|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Cricket is a sport enjoyed by hundreds of millions around the globe, mainly in former British colonies.
When he reaches a low point in his career, in 1997, he writes that he “even contemplated moving away from the sport completely.”
Sachin Tendulkar may be one of the most brilliant players in the sport, but he struggles to liven up his memoirs.
The sport of surfing is a very sexy sport, beautiful people on beautiful beaches in minimal clothing.Anastasia Ashley, Surfer-Cum-Model, Rides The Viral Internet Wave|James Joiner|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like I said, as a team we drew attention to the sport in a way no one ever has.
Many British Ferns evidence a marked tendency to “sport,” and this is a fact which the beginner should always bear in mind.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
He said something laughingly to the head guide to the effect that climbing was good sport and a fine test for the nerves.Uncanny Tales|Various
Tiger-hunting, by the way, was considered great sport by Yung Pak's father.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
The more enthusiastic among the audience, male and female, also sport the red cap of liberty.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
They had come down from the kraal to enjoy the sport and get some of the meat, of which they are particularly fond.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for sport
- an animal or plant that differs conspicuously in one or more aspects from other organisms of the same species, usually because of a mutation
- an anomalous characteristic of such an organism