Game Task

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A Game Task is a decisioning task with players, game rules, a game start state, and an game end state (from a game state space that includes a win state).




  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒
    • S: (n) game (a contest with rules to determine a winner) "you need four people to play this game"
    • S: (n) game (a single play of a sport or other contest) "the game lasted two hours"
    • S: (n) game (an amusement or pastime) "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
    • S: (n) game (animal hunted for food or sport)
    • S: (n) game ((tennis) a division of play during which one player serves)
    • S: (n) game ((games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win) "the game is 6 all"; "he is serving for the game"
    • S: (n) game (the flesh of wild animals that is used for food)
    • S: (n) plot, secret plan, game (a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)) "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start"
    • S: (n) game (the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game) "the child received several games for his birthday"
    • S: (n) game, biz (your occupation or line of work) "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz"
    • S: (n) game (frivolous or trifling behavior) "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games"
    • S: (v) bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt (place a bet on) "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
    • S: (adj) crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game (disabled in the feet or legs) "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
    • S: (adj) game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky (willing to face danger)
    • Noun
      • 1. (countable) A pursuit or activity with rules performed either alone or with others, for the purpose of entertainment. Shall we play a game?
      • 2. (in plural games) Sport played in a lesson at school.
      • 3. (uncountable) Wild animals hunted for food. The forest has plenty of game.
      • 4. (countable) The entire being of an industry, activity or profession. When it comes to making sales, John is the best in the game.