disport

  • 21disport — sb. Ritson’s AS. xviii. 15 …

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  • 22disport — dis·port || dɪ spɔːt v. frolic, gambol, play; amuse oneself …

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  • 23disport — I. n. (Poetical.) Play, amusement, diversion, pastime, sport, merriment. II. v. n. Play, gambol, frisk, frolic, sport, make merry, wanton, caper. III. v. a. Amuse, divert, entertain, cheer, solace, beguile, relax …

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  • 24disport — v 1. divert, entertain, amuse, delight, regale, titillate, enliven; cheer, gladden, rejoice; recreate, refresh. 2. sport, game, play, frolic, make merry, revel; frisk, gambol, romp, caper, junket; sow wild oats, paint the town red, carouse. n 3.… …

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  • 25disport — dis·port …

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  • 26disport — dis•port [[t]dɪˈspɔrt, ˈspoʊrt[/t]] v. t. 1) to amuse (oneself) 2) to display (oneself) in a sportive manner 3) to divert oneself; sport 4) diversion; play • Etymology: 1275–1325; ME < AF desporter=des dis I+porter to carry dis•port′ment, n …

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  • 27disport — see SPORT …

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  • 28disport — v. & n. v.intr. & refl. frolic; gambol; enjoy oneself (disported on the sand; disported themselves in the sea). n. archaic 1 relaxation. 2 a pastime. Etymology: ME f. AF & OF desporter (as DIS , porter carry f. L portare) …

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  • 29disport yourself — old fashioned phrase to enjoy yourself, especially in a way that makes other people notice you Thesaurus: to enjoy something, or to enjoy yourselfsynonym Main entry: disport …

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  • 30disport oneself — archaic or humorous enjoy oneself unrestrainedly; frolic. → disport …

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  • 31disport amorously —    to copulate    Literally, no more than frolicking with sexual    Same old rut. A Richmond resident tells me that it is once again that time of the year when the deer in Richmond Park are disporting themselves amorously. Notices in the park are …

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  • 32disport yourself — old fashioned to enjoy yourself, especially in a way that makes other people notice you …

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  • 33disportment — disportˈment noun • • • Main Entry: ↑disport …

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  • 34Disported — Disport Dis*port , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Disported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disporting}.] [OF. se desporter; pref. des (L. dis ) + F. porter to carry; orig. therefore, to carry one s self away from work, to go to amuse one s self. See {Port} demeanor,… …

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  • 35Disporting — Disport Dis*port , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Disported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disporting}.] [OF. se desporter; pref. des (L. dis ) + F. porter to carry; orig. therefore, to carry one s self away from work, to go to amuse one s self. See {Port} demeanor,… …

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  • 36Sport — Sportart; Leibesertüchtigung; Leibesübungen; Körperertüchtigung; Körpererziehung * * * Sport [ʃpɔrt], der; [e]s: 1. nach bestimmten festen Regeln [im Wettkampf mit anderen] ausgeübte körperliche Betätigung (aus Freude an Bewegung und Spiel… …

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  • 37play# — play n 1 sport, disport, frolic, rollick, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb 1) Analogous words: enjoyment, delectation, *pleasure, delight: amusement, diversion, recreation, entertainment (see under AMUSE): *athletics, sports, games Antonyms: work… …

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  • 38SPORT — DANS un monde soumis quotidiennement aux bouleversements politiques, aux fluctuations économiques et qui, de surcroît, ne peut ignorer les sources permanentes de conflits qui séparent les consciences, rares sont les langages universels perçus par …

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  • 39play — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sport, frolic, fun, amusement, game, recreation; drama, comedy, tragedy; scope, freedom, latitude, sweep, range. v. operate, wield, ply; act, perform; compete; pluck, bow, strike, beat; move, caper,… …

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  • 40sport — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. recreation, athletics, sports; jesting, merriment, fun, diversion; mockery, ridicule; freak, mutant; gamester, gambler, spender; dandy, fop. See amusement, exertion, fashion. II (Roget s IV) n. 1.… …

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