Play

52 Definitions of Play

The definition of play, the meaning of the word Play:

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  • n. - A dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
  • n. - A theatrical performance of a drama
  • n. - A preset plan of action in team sports
  • n. - A deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
  • n. - A state in which action is feasible
  • n. - Utilization or exercise
  • n. - An attempt to get something
  • n. - Activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
  • n. - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
  • n. - The removal of constraints
  • n. - A weak and tremulous light
  • n. - Verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
  • n. - Movement or space for movement
  • n. - Gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
  • n. - (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
  • n. - The act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
  • n. - The act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully
  • v. - Participate in games or sport
  • v. - Act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome
  • v. - Play on an instrument
  • v. - Play a role or part
  • v. - Be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children
  • v. - Replay (as a melody)
  • v. - Perform music on (a musical instrument)
  • v. - Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
  • v. - Move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly
  • v. - Bet or wager (money)
  • v. - Engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion
  • v. - Pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity
  • v. - Emit recorded sound
  • v. - Perform on a certain location
  • v. - Put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game
  • v. - Engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously
  • v. - Behave in a certain way
  • v. - Cause to emit recorded audio or video
  • v. - Manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
  • v. - Use to one's advantage
  • v. - Consider not very seriously
  • v. - Be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way
  • v. - Behave carelessly or indifferently
  • v. - Cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space
  • v. - Perform on a stage or theater
  • v. - Be performed or presented for public viewing
  • v. - Cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
  • v. - Discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream
  • v. - Make bets
  • v. - Stake on the outcome of an issue
  • v. - Shoot or hit in a particular manner
  • v. - Use or move
  • v. - Employ in a game or in a specific position
  • v. - Contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
  • v. - Exhaust by allowing to pull on the line

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Play is worth 9 points in Scrabble, and 10 points in Words with Friends

There are 4 letters in play: A L P Y

1 Anagram of Play

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14 words found using the letters in "Play"

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