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Definitions and Synonyms of soccer | Another word for soccer | What is soccer?

Definition 1: a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for soccer in the sense of this definition

(soccer is a kind of ...) 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

(soccer is a part of ...) an attempt to put the soccer ball into the net by using the head

(soccer is the domain which ... is member of) (soccer) the act of hitting the ball with your head

(soccer is the domain which ... is member of) the final match of any cup competition (such as the annual final of the English soccer competition at Wembley)

(soccer is the domain which ... is member of) a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)

(soccer is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the area immediately in front of the goal

(soccer is the domain which ... is member of) the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks

(soccer is the domain which ... is member of) (soccer) a goal that results when a player inadvertently knocks the ball into the goal he is defending

"the own goal cost them the game"

(soccer is the domain which ... is member of) (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team

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

(soccer is the domain which ... is member of) (association football) a kick by the defending side after the attacking side sends the ball over the goal-line

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

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