Play Definition

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# Sentence Times
1. He is one of the best tenor sax players ever. 1
2. “It turns out these centromeres play a critical role in passing out one copy of each chromosome to each daughter cell, ” said Page. 1
3. 'Hamlet' is the least amenable of all Shakespeare's plays to being summarized. 1
4. 'Let's play make-believe,' said Sam. 1
5. 'Macbeth' is playing at the Theatre Royal in York. 1
6. 'No; I am going to play backgammon with you, if you like,' said the Doctor. 1
7. 'Not to'understand your play,'returned the spy, somewhat uneasily. 1
8. 'She's the worst player in the team.' 'Oh, I don't know -she played well yesterday.' 1
9. 'stinking bitches, fetch that cuckold to play for us. 1
10. 'The companion galaxy that looks as if it's playing peek-a-boo through the larger galaxy could have plunged through, poking a hole, ' said Helou. 1
11. 'There's something wonderfully calming about playing bocce 53 stories in the air, ' Mr. Ewton said. 1
12. 'This may have recalled the brave hand-to-hand combat of the Korean War and China's players may fight well, but this is still a loss of face, ' wrote a Weibo user going by the name of Liu Zhe. 1
13. 'To play a Stradivari, to bring that wonderful sound to life', there can be no greater pleasure for the violinist. 1
14. 'We can't make any assurances to the Dutch but even if the lineup is very different from the two previous ones I can assure you that all the players who play will be hungry for victory. 2
15. 'We didn't play very well.' 'Speak for yourself!' . 1
16. 'What is it?' I asked, playing dumb . 1
17. 'Would you like to play?' 'No thanks-I'll just watch.' 1
18. 'You played brilliantly.' 'Not really,' Ian replied with false modesty . 1
19. " Aren't you playing mahjong, Sister - in - law? " 1
20. " i really enjoyed it , " van persie told arsenal . com afterwards . " in the first - half we played a good passing game but did not break through. 1
21. " Mr Cheung opened after MMS spent inside player is a young woman dancing striptease, the bottom of the screen read, "Jimo a unit Yanwu show. 1
22. " Play'My Old Kentucky Home,'" he suggested smoothly, and Scarlett gratefully plunged into it. 0
23. " playboy " why to meet is one paper faddish ? 1
24. " Reluctantly, I strapped on the accordion and played some simple songs. 1
25. " The following year, he got his sixth for playing a down-and-out alcoholic attorney in "The Verdict. 1
26. " The results of this study "demonstrated that at the most commonly used dose, diphenhydramine may play no role in treating infant sleep problems. 1
27. " There,'she said playfully, pointing a finger at him. 1
28. " Who plays mahjong? " interrupted the president. 1
29. "A Five Minute Hamlet" is a very funny spoof of Shakespeare's most famous play. 1
30. "As a fan, I would say that Xabi is a great player. I think he is the best passer of the ball in Europe, " he told the Radio Television Espanola programme, '59 Seconds'. 1
 

Play

[plā]

VERB

plays (third person present) · played (past tense) · played (past participle) · playing (present participle)

  - engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose.

  - take part in (a sport).

  - represent (a character) in a theatrical performance or a film.

  - perform on (a musical instrument).

  - move lightly and quickly, so as to appear and disappear; flicker.

  - allow (a fish) to exhaust itself pulling against a line before reeling it in.

NOUN

plays (plural noun)

  - activity engaged in for enjoyment and recreation, especially by children.

  - the conducting of an athletic match or contest.

  - a dramatic work for the stage or to be broadcast.

  - the space in or through which a mechanism can or does move.

  - light and constantly changing movement.

Synonyms

List of Prefixes

A-
Afro-
After-
Ambi-
Amphi-
An-
Ana-
Anglo-
Ante-
Anti-
Ap-
Apo-
Arch-
Astro-
Auto-
Back-
Be-
Bi-

List of Suffixes

-Acy
-Al
-Ance
-Ence
-Dom
-Er
-Or
-Ism
-Ist
-Ity
-Ty
-Ment
-Ness
-Ship
-Sion
-Tion
-Ate
-En