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check·ers

 (chĕk′ərz)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
A game played on a checkerboard by two players, each using 12 pieces that can move diagonally, with the object being to capture and remove all of the opponent's pieces. A piece is captured after an opponent's piece moves over it to an open space.

checkers

(ˈtʃɛkəz)
n
(Chess & Draughts) (functioning as singular) US and Canadian a game for two players using a checkerboard and 12 checkers each. The object is to jump over and capture the opponent's pieces
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.checkers - a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 piecescheckers - a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
black - (board games) the darker pieces
chequer, checker - one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
checker board, checkerboard - a board having 64 squares of two alternating colors
king - a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward
white - (board games) the lighter pieces
Translations
dáma
damspil
tammipeli
igra dame
チェッカー
체커
dama
damspel
หมากรุก
cờ đam

checkers

[ˈtʃekəz] NPL (US) → damas fpl

checkers

[ˈtʃɛkərz] n (US)jeu m de dames
to play checkers → jouer aux damescheck guarantee card n (US)carte f (d'identité) bancairecheck-in [ˈtʃɛkɪn] n (also check-in desk) (at airport)enregistrement mchecking account [ˈtʃɛkɪŋəkaʊnt] n (US)compte m courant

checkers

n (US) → Damespiel nt; to play checkersDame spielen

checkers

[ˈtʃɛkəz] npl (Am) → dama

chequers

(American) checkers (ˈtʃekəz) noun
1. singular the game of draughts.
2. plural the pieces used in this game.

checkers

داما dáma damspil Damespiel ντάμα damas tammipeli dames igra dame gioco della dama チェッカー 체커 damspel damspill warcaby jogo de damas шашки damspel หมากรุก dama oyunu cờ đam 国际跳棋
References in classic literature ?
There is young Jerome Lafirme playing at checkers upon the sofa with Leandre.
All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong, with moral questions; and betting naturally accompanies it.
This is as clear as summer lightning," Mowgli answered; and they fell into the quick, choppy trail-trot in and out through the checkers of the moonlight, following the marks of those two bare feet.
The southeast trade still held, but the ocean was a checker board of squalls.
Suddenly your adversary's checker disappears beneath the board, and the problem is to place yours nearest to where his will appear again.
After 40 years, a large number of original Checkers are still on the road.
The checkers help Crismond by grouping the products that should be bagged together in the same area on the counter.
Checkers flushed the toilet and watched the water circle away.
the Hall of Champions event brought together some of the world's top computer programs playing backgammon, bridge, checkers, chess, Go, Othello, and Scrabble.
City National Bank of Florida (CNB) sued Checkers, Simon & Rosner, CPAs, for alleged negligence in the preparation of compiled financial statements for Robert Sheridan for the period from 1987 to 1990.
Moreover, the solution does not require the "side files" generated by the synthesis tool, which often are not even validated by equivalence checkers.