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Definition 1: a game played with playing cards - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for cards in the sense of this definition

(cards is a kind of ...) a contest with rules to determine a winner

"you need four people to play this game"

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game for two players who try to assemble books of cards by asking the opponent for particular cards

(... is a kind of cards ) a gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of them will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time

(... is a kind of cards ) a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game using a pack of cards from which one queen has been removed; players match cards and the player holding the unmatched queen at the end of the game is the loser (or `old maid')

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards

(... is a kind of cards ) (Yiddish) a card game for two players one of whom is usually a child; the deck is place face down with one card face upward; players draw from the deck alternately hoping to build up or down from the open card; the player with the fewest cards when the deck is exhausted is the winner

(... is a kind of cards ) any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game in which two rows of cards are dealt and players can bet on the color of the cards or on which row will have a count nearer some number

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game played by one person

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six

(... is a kind of cards ) card games in which points are won for taking the high or low or jack or game

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker; the player wins who holds 2 or 3 cards that total closest to nine

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards

(... is a kind of cards ) a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21

(... is a kind of cards ) any of various card games based on whist for four players

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two

(... is a kind of cards ) a card game for 2 players; played with 32 cards and king high

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) the act of distributing playing cards

"the deal was passed around the table clockwise"

(cards is a part of ...) the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge

"the lead was in the dummy"

(cards is a part of ...) the mistake of not following suit when able to do so

(cards is a part of ...) a demand for a show of hands in a card game

"after two raises there was a call"

(cards is a part of ...) raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2

"I decided his double was a bluff"

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit

(cards is a part of ...) the division of a deck of cards before dealing

"he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal" "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"

(cards is a part of ...) the act of mixing cards haphazardly

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) place one's stake

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) play a card lower than (a held high card)

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) decline to initiate betting

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) lead (a card) and establish the trump suit

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) play a higher card than the one previously played

"Smith covered again"

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) bet more than the previous player

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) match or meet

"I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) shuffle again

"So as to prevent cheating, he was asked to reshuffle the cards"

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) shuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) distribute cards to the players in a game

"Who's dealing?"

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) give (a specific card) to a player

"He dealt me the Queen of Spades"

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) deal cards wrongly

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands

"He called his trump"

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) defeat by a lurch

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) lose the lead

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) trump alternately in two hands

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) shuffling again

"the gambler demanded a reshuffle"

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) (card games) the act of taking a trick with a trump when unable to follow suit

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) (card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players; the high card is the winner

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand

"clubs were declared trumps" "a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led"

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) fail to follow suit when able and required to do so

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) play the cards of (a suit) so that the last trick on which a hand can follow suit will be taken by a higher card in the hand of a partner who has the remaining cards of a combined holding

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) play a trump

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) play a trump higher than (one previously played) to the trick

(cards is the domain which ... is member of) (of card games) involving or requiring four players

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