play

Noun
  • A dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage (synset 107021061)
  • A theatrical performance of a drama (synset 107032045)
  • A preset plan of action in team sports (synset 100558625)
  • A deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill (synset 100557350)
  • A state in which action is feasible (synset 114033234)
  • Utilization or exercise (synset 100949412)
  • An attempt to get something (synset 100788541)
  • Activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules (synset 100432833)
  • (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds (synset 115281726)
  • The removal of constraints (synset 114017327)
  • A weak and tremulous light (synset 107426451)
  • Verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously) (synset 106793739)
  • Movement or space for movement (synset 104781750)
  • Gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement (synset 100512828)
  • (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession (synset 100458406)
  • The act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize) (synset 100431125)
  • The act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully (synset 100042206)
Verb
  • Participate in games or sport (synset 201075360)
  • Act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome (synset 202375741)
  • Play on an instrument (synset 201728928)
  • Play a role or part (synset 201723161)
  • Be at play
    Be engaged in playful activity
    Amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children (synset 202423786)
  • Replay (as a melody) (synset 201728336)
  • Perform music on (a musical instrument) (synset 201730049)
  • Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind (synset 200013608)
  • Move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly (synset 201907378)
  • Bet or wager (money) (synset 201141337)
  • Engage in recreational activities rather than work
    Occupy oneself in a diversion (synset 202423521)
  • Pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity (synset 201725954)
  • Emit recorded sound (synset 201721295)
  • Perform on a certain location (synset 201720478)
  • Put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game (synset 201151936)
  • Engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously (synset 200013321)
  • Behave in a certain way (synset 202603598)
  • Cause to emit recorded audio or video (synset 201721028)
  • Manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination (synset 201589199)
  • Use to one's advantage (synset 201165671)
  • Consider not very seriously (synset 200713761)
  • Be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way (synset 202728324)
  • Behave carelessly or indifferently (synset 202442312)
  • Cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space (synset 201907555)
  • Perform on a stage or theater (synset 201723780)
  • Be performed or presented for public viewing (synset 201720741)
  • Cause to happen or to occur as a consequence (synset 201632781)
  • Discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream (synset 201379904)
  • Make bets (synset 201158581)
  • Stake on the outcome of an issue (synset 201158153)
  • Shoot or hit in a particular manner (synset 201083084)
  • Use or move (synset 201082457)
  • Employ in a game or in a specific position (synset 201082266)
  • Contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle (synset 201081873)
  • Exhaust by allowing to pull on the line (synset 200075628)

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