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Definitions of PLAY in various dictionaries:
- noun - a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
- noun - a theatrical performance of a drama
- noun - a preset plan of action in team sports
- noun - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
- noun - a state in which action is feasible
- noun - utilization or exercise
- noun - an attempt to get something
- noun - activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
- noun - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
- noun - the removal of constraints
- noun - a weak and tremulous light
- noun - verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
- noun - movement or space for movement
- noun - gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
- noun - (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
- noun - the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
- noun - the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully
- verb - participate in games or sport
- verb - act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome
- verb - play on an instrument
- verb - play a role or part
- verb - be at play
- verb - replay (as a melody)
- verb - perform music on (a musical instrument)
- verb - pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
- verb - move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly
- verb - bet or wager (money)
- verb - engage in recreational activities rather than work
- verb - pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity
- verb - emit recorded sound
- verb - perform on a certain location
- verb - put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game
- verb - engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously
- verb - behave in a certain way
- verb - cause to emit recorded audio or video
- verb - manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
- verb - use to one's advantage
- verb - consider not very seriously
- verb - be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way
- verb - behave carelessly or indifferently
- verb - cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space
- verb - perform on a stage or theater
- verb - be performed or presented for public viewing
- verb - cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
- verb - discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream
- verb - make bets
- verb - stake on the outcome of an issue
- verb - shoot or hit in a particular manner
- verb - use or move
- verb - employ in a game or in a specific position
- verb - contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
- verb - exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
- To occupy oneself in amusement, sport, or other recreation: children playing with toys.
- To participate in betting; gamble.
- To act in jest or sport: They’re not quarreling in earnest, they’re just playing.
- To deal or behave carelessly or indifferently; toy.
- To behave or converse in a sportive or playful way.
- To act or conduct oneself in a specified way: play fair; an investor who plays cautiously.
- To act, especially in a dramatic production.
- To perform on an instrument: play on an accordion.
- To emit sound or be sounded in performance: The band is playing.
- To be performed, as in a theater or on television: A good movie is playing tonight.
- To be received or accepted: a speech that played poorly with the voters.
- To move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly: The breeze played on the water.
- To function or discharge uninterruptedly: The fountains played in the courtyard.
- To move or operate freely within a bounded space, as machine parts do.
- To perform or act (a role or part) in a dramatic performance.
- To assume the role of; act as: played the peacemaker at the conference.
- To perform (a theatrical work) on or as if on the stage.
- To present a theatrical performance in (a given place): The company played Detroit last week.
- To pretend to be; mimic the activities of: played cowboy; played the star.
- Sports & Games.
- To engage in (a game or sport): play hockey; play chess.
- To compete against in a game or sport.
- To occupy or work at (a position) in a game: Lou Gehrig played first base.
- To employ (a player) in a game or position: Let’s play her at first base.
- To use or move (a card, piece, or ball) in a game or sport: play the queen of hearts.
- To make (a shot or stroke), as in tennis: played a strong backhand.
- To bet; wager: played five dollars on the roan horse.
- To make bets on: play the races.
- To perform or put into effect, especially as a jest or deception: play a joke on a friend.
- To handle; manage: played the matter quietly.
- To use or manipulate, especially for one’s own interests: He played his two opponents against each other.
- To perform on (an instrument): play the guitar.
- To perform (a piece) on instruments or an instrument.
- To cause (a record or phonograph, for example) to emit recorded sounds.
- To discharge or direct in or as if in a continuous stream: play a hose on a fire.
- To cause to move rapidly, lightly, or irregularly: play lights over the dance floor.
- To exhaust (a hooked fish) by allowing it to pull on the line.
- A literary work written for performance on the stage; a drama.
- The performance of such a work.
- Activity engaged in for enjoyment or recreation.
- Fun or jesting: It was all done in play.
- Sports & Games.
- The act or manner of engaging in a game or sport: After a time-out, play resumed.
- The act or manner of using a card, piece, or ball in a game or sport: my partner’s play of the last trump; his clumsy play of the rebound.
- A move or an action in a game: It’s your play.
- Participation in betting; gambling.
- Manner of dealing with others; conduct: fair play.
- An attempt to obtain something; a bid: a play for sympathy.
- Action, motion, or use: the play of the imagination.
- Movement or space for movement, as of mechanical parts.
- To cooperate or pretend to cooperate: decided to play along with the robbers for a while.
- To participate in; engage in.
- To do or take part in half-heartedly.
- To establish the winner of (a tie) by playing in an additional game or series of games.
- To participate in a playoff.
- To set (one individual or party) in opposition to another so as to advance one’s own interests: a parent who played off one child against another.
- In a position to be legally or feasibly played: The ball is now in play.
- Not in a position to be legally or feasibly played.
- adj - to engage in amusement or sport [v -ED, -ING, -S] : PLAYABLE
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