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Definition 1: any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for football in the sense of this definition

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

(football is a kind of ...) an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions

(... is a kind of football ) a form of football played with an oval ball

(football is the domain which ... is member of) football played for pay

(... is a kind of football ) a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

(... is a kind of football ) a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

(football is a part of ...) one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

(football is the domain which ... is member of) take one's position before a kick-off

(football is the domain which ... is member of) make a goal

"He kicked the extra point after touchdown"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) score (a goal) by making a place kick

(football is the domain which ... is member of) play the quarterback

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) the person who plays wingback

(football is the domain which ... is member of) play the fullback

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) player in wing position

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided

"both teams scored in the first quarter"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) complete a pass

(football is the domain which ... is member of) seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball

(football is the domain which ... is member of) drop and kick (a ball) as it touches the ground, as for a field goal

(football is the domain which ... is member of) used of a player skilled in stealing the ball or robbing a batter of a hit

"a ball-hawking center fielder"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) of advancing the ball by throwing it

"a team with a good passing attack" "a pass play"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) of advancing the ball by running

"the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) not caught or not caught within bounds

"an uncompleted pass"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) caught

"a completed forward pass"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) varying in direction suddenly and frequently

"broken-field running"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) make a return

"return a kickback"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage

(football is the domain which ... is member of) make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) an offensive end who lines up close to the tackle

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (American football) the person who plays tailback

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) an offensive end who lines up at a distance from the other linemen

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a person who plays in the backfield

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a marker indicating the yard line

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground

"the punt traveled 50 yards" "punting is an important part of the game"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score

(football is the domain which ... is member of) the score in a football game

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a deceptive move made by a football player

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) kicking (as for a field goal) in which the football is dropped and kicked as it touches the ground

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback

"the center fumbled the handoff"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by running with the ball

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a back on the offensive team (a fullback or halfback) who tries to advance the ball by carrying it on plays from the line of scrimmage

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) the person who plays quarterback

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a kicker who makes a place kick for a goal

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by throwing a forward pass

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) the running back who plays the offensive halfback position

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) the running back who plays the fullback position on the offensive team

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage

"the end managed to hold onto the pass"

(football is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking

Definition 2: the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football - [noun denoting artifact]

(football is a kind of ...) round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games

"the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve" "the mayor threw out the first ball" "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"

(football is a part of ...) a bag that fills with air

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