HyperDic: olympic_games

English > 2 senses of the expression Olympic Games:
NOUNeventOlympic Games, Olympics, Olympiadthe modern revival of the ancient games / games held once every 4 years in a selected country
actOlympic Games, Olympian Gamesthe ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus
English > Olympic Games: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe modern revival of the ancient games / games held once every 4 years in a selected country.
SynonymsOlympics, Olympiad
NarrowerWinter Olympic Games, Winter OlympicsAn Olympics for winter sports
Broaderathletic contest, athletic competition, athleticsA contest between athletes
Spanishjuegos olímpicos, Juegos Olímpicos, olimpiada, olimpíada, Olimpíada, Olimpiadas, Olimpíadas
Catalanjocs olímpics, Jocs Olímpics, olimpíada, Olimpíada, olimpíades
AdjectivesOlympicof or relating to the Olympic Games
English > Olympic Games: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus; held every 4 years beginning in 776 BC.
SynonymOlympian Games
BroaderagonA festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes
Spanishjuegos olímpicos, olimpíada
Catalanjocs olímpics, olimpíada

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