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Definition 1: an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for athletics in the sense of this definition

(athletics is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

(... is a kind of athletics ) walking on a tightrope or slack rope

(... is a kind of athletics ) the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

(... is a kind of athletics ) a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players

(... is a kind of athletics ) a sport that is played outdoors

(... is a kind of athletics ) a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility

(... is a kind of athletics ) participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it

(... is a kind of athletics ) a sport in which participants must travel on skis

(... is a kind of athletics ) sports that involve bodies of water

(... is a kind of athletics ) the act of rowing as a sport

(... is a kind of athletics ) the sport of shooting arrows with a bow

(... is a kind of athletics ) the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh

(... is a kind of athletics ) the sport of gliding on skates

(... is a kind of athletics ) the sport of engaging in contests of speed

(... is a kind of athletics ) the sport of sitting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements

(... is a kind of athletics ) the sport of traveling on a bicycle or motorcycle

(... is a kind of athletics ) sport that involves killing animals (especially hunting)

(... is a kind of athletics ) a game involving athletic activity

(... is a kind of athletics ) a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan

(... is a kind of athletics ) a sport that many people find entertaining to watch

(... is a kind of athletics ) a sport that involves competition between teams of players

"baseball is a team sport by golf is not"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sport) the mistake of occupying an illegal position on the playing field (in football, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, etc.)

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) a spill in some sport (as a fall from a bicycle or while skiing or being capsized on a surfboard)

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team

"the pass was fumbled"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) a batted or served ball that skims along close to the ground

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee

"he was ejected for protesting the call"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

"it took two strokes to get out of the bunker" "a good shot requires good balance and tempo" "he left me an almost impossible shot"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player

"what position does he play?"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) an act that violates the rules of a sport

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) a foul that involves unnecessarily rough contact (as in basketball or football)

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck)

"they took possession of the ball on their own goal line"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring

"the goalie made a brilliant save" "the relief pitcher got credit for a save"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) box reserved for reporters (as at a sports event)

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) a plan for achieving an objective in some sport

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) a record of win versus losses

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) several contests played successively by the same teams

"the visiting team swept the series"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) a preliminary competition to determine qualifications

"the trials for the semifinals began yesterday"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring

"his teams are always good on defense"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) a substitute who seldom plays

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) a professional athlete who is free to sign a contract to play for any team

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) a strong man of exceptional physical endurance

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the state of a professional athlete who is free to negotiate a contract to play for any team

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the normal prescribed duration of a game

"the game was finished in regulation time"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) see one's performance improve

"He levelled the score and then surged ahead"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) cause to appear in a lower class

"The Yankees outclassed Cincinnati"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) indicate a decision in regard to

"call balls and strikes behind the plate"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) play the Scottish game of curling

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) play in the starting lineup

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) play as a fielder

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) score

"shoot a basket" "shoot a goal"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) be a referee or umpire in a sports competition

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) lose (a game)

"The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) bring down or defeat (an opponent)

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) toss or strike a ball back and forth

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) cover with two defensive players

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) bring down with a blow to the legs

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) drive or propel with the foot

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) kick the ball

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) hit with great force

"He killed the ball"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games

"She killed the ball"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally

"drive a ball"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) hit (a ball) with a racket

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) propel

"Carry the ball" "dribble the ball"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction

"cut a Ping-Pong ball"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) engage in a boxing match

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) box lightly

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) fight with spurs

"the gamecocks were sparring"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) box for a prize or money

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) go through boxing motions without an opponent

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition

"We went tramping about the state of Colorado"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise

"We were hiking in Colorado" "hike the Rockies"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) descend by means of a rappel

"The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous" "You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) hike with a backpack

"Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) run with the ball; in such sports as football

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) run for exercise

"jog along the canal"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) move along on skates

"The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) execute a spread eagle on skates, with arms and legs stretched out

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) move along on ice skates

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) dance on skates

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles

"In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) travel on shoes with a single line of rubber wheels attached to their soles

"you'd better wear a helmet and knee protectors when you Rollerblade!" "The muscular actor loves to Rollerblade"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) race on skates

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) move along on skis

"We love to ski the Rockies" "My children don't ski"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) ski downhill

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) ride (on) a sled

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) ride a bobsled

"The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) move along on a luge or toboggan

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) ride water skis

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) propel with sculls

"scull the boat"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) travel by canoe

"canoe along the canal"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) travel in a small canoe

"we kayaked down the river"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) propel with a paddle

"paddle your own canoe"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard

"Californians love to surf"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) ride standing on a surfboard with an attached sail, on water

"You cannot windsurf when the air is completely still"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) swim underwater with no breathing apparatus other than a snorkel

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) dive into the water bending the body at the waist at a right angle, like a jackknife

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) dive with a snorkel

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) jump on skis

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) jump a hurdle

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) be out of the game

"Miller was riding the bench in Saturday's game"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) make without a miss

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) not participate in (an activity, such as a dance or a sports event)

"He sat out the game"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (of a ball) not available to be played during a game

"a ball that is out of play is dead"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player

"one-on-one defense"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player

"a loose ball"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) allowed by official rules

"a legal pass receiver"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) barred from competition for violation of rules

"a disqualified player"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) used of your own ground

"a home game"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) used of an opponent's ground

"an away game"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) designating the player judged to be the most important to the sport

"the most-valuable player award"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) prohibited by official rules

"an ineligible pass receiver"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) not offside; being within the prescribed area of play

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck

"the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level

"an underhand pitch" "an underhand stroke"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level

"an overhand pitch" "an overhand stroke"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) away from the defending teams' end of the playing field

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field

"he threw to a downfield receiver"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field

"he caught the ball and ran downfield 15 yards"

(athletics is the domain which ... is member of) on the home team's field

"they played at home last night"

Definition 2: participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity - [noun denoting act]

(athletics is a kind of ...) educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum

Definition 3: a contest between athletes - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for athletics in the sense of this definition

(athletics is a kind of ...) an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

(... is a kind of athletics ) an athletic contest consisting of ten different events

(... is a kind of athletics ) the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country

(... is a kind of athletics ) an athletic contest modeled after the Olympic Games but intended for mentally or physically handicapped persons

(... is a kind of athletics ) a minor match preceding the main event

(... is a kind of athletics ) an athletic contest consisting of five different events

(... is a kind of athletics ) a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held

(... is a kind of athletics ) an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement

(... is a kind of athletics ) a contest in which teams pull of opposite ends of a rope; the team dragged across a central line loses

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