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What does the word play mean? Find synonyms, antonyms and the meaning of the word play in our free online dictionary! Find words starting with play and anagrams of play.

Definitions of "play"

  • To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation. intransitive verb
  • intransitive verb
  • To take part in a sport or game. intransitive verb
  • To participate in betting; gamble. intransitive verb
  • intransitive verb
  • To behave in a teasing or joking manner; act in jest or sport. intransitive verb
  • To deal or behave carelessly or indifferently, especially for one's own amusement; toy. intransitive verb
  • To act or conduct oneself in a specified way. intransitive verb
  • To act, especially in a dramatic production. intransitive verb
  • intransitive verb
  • To perform on an instrument. intransitive verb
  • To emit sound or be sounded in performance. intransitive verb
  • To be performed, as in a theater or on television. intransitive verb
  • To be received or accepted. intransitive verb
  • To move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly. intransitive verb
  • To function or discharge uninterruptedly. intransitive verb
  • To move or operate freely within a bounded space, as machine parts do. intransitive verb
  • intransitive verb
  • To engage in (a game or sport). intransitive verb

The word "play" in example sentences

A retreat from complexity isn't a sign of stupidity, sheeple-hood or lack of an e-peen: honestly, it's perhaps the core pleasure of play, a notion lost to some professionals and scholars who have managed to leach the *play* out of what they do.. [Farmville = ?]

We're getting together tonight to chat about what's next, and to play: with both last night and last week being less than productive musically, we want to *play*.. [another show (quiet)]

It is by no means my intention to suggest that great writing is not desirable in the drama; but the point must be emphasised that it is not a necessary element in the immediate merit of a play _as a play_.. [The Theory of the Theatre]

_ An 'when I wants ter play on' er _I'll play_, an 'when you wants' er, why, you teck. [Solomon Crow's Christmas Pockets and Other Tales]

He made every profession of love and regard to me; and I verily believed him sincere; because I knew he had been obliged by a part of my family; but when I found a coach, a country-house, a good table, a wife, and servants, were all supported by the _chance_ of a gaming-table, I withdrew myself from all connections with him; for, I fear, he who lives to play, may _play_ to _live_.. [A Year's Journey through France and Part of Spain, 1777 Volume 1 (of 2)]

BASSMOD_MusicPlay () play: = errorlevel if debug = 1 traytip,, debug: \% init\% | \% load\% | \% play\% sleep 5000; testing purposes. [AutoHotkey Community]

*lites go down, flashy lites play on teh catwalk and tekno music begins to play*. [NOM - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?]

All decent human work partakes (let us thank the great reasonablenesses of real things!) of the quality of play: if it did not it would be bad or ever on the verge of badness; and if ever human activity attains to fullest fruitfulness, it will be (every experience of our own best work shows it) when the distinction of _work_ and of _play_ will cease to have a meaning, play remaining only as the preparatory work of the child, as the strength-repairing, balance-adjusting work of the adult.. [Laurus Nobilis Chapters on Art and Life]

fwah! can only say duns play play~! later anyhow touch den chi-cha-booms~!. [www.hardwarezone.com.sg]

If it could play the piano, I am sure it would really _play_. ". [Swann's Way]

The term "play ball" is a metaphor for all sorts of transactions outside of sports.. [Christine Negroni: Thunder and Aerospace A Winning Combination]

The term "play ball" is a metaphor for all sorts of transactions outside of sports.. [Christine Negroni: Thunder and Aerospace A Winning Combination]

The term "play ball" is a metaphor for all sorts of transactions outside of sports.. [Christine Negroni: Thunder and Aerospace A Winning Combination]

The term "play ball" is a metaphor for all sorts of transactions outside of sports.. [Christine Negroni: Thunder and Aerospace A Winning Combination]

Being in "play" is the sign they are using one of their tools to prey on large numbers of people.. [This Lesbian Nonsense....]

* Sobering statistic of the day: By CNN's estimate, the number of Dem-held House seats in play is more than ten times higher than the number of GOP-held ones in play.. [The Morning Plum]

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FuluvK
2019-12-10

We aint never left the money play or yu jus dont understand sum yet?

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_MattFischel_
2019-12-10

I’m not a pats fan. Not only was that call wrong the refs also blew a scoop and score fumble down when they are tra…

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2019-12-10

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2019-12-10

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VictorianMina
2019-12-10

@FireWithSpice: I wanted to play incredibly challenging, multifaceted characters. Because we are all a puzzle. — Kate Winslet #quotes h…

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