Meaning : A theatrical performance of a drama.
The play lasted two hours.
Meaning : A preset plan of action in team sports.
The coach drew up the plays for her team.
Meaning : A state in which action is feasible.
The ball was still in play.
Insiders said the company's stock was in play.
Meaning : Utilization or exercise.
The play of the imagination.
Meaning : An attempt to get something.
They made a futile play for power.
He made a bid to gain attention.
Synonyms : bid
Meaning : Activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules.
Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child.
Synonyms : child's play
Meaning : The removal of constraints.
He gave free rein to his impulses.
They gave full play to the artist's talent.
Synonyms : free rein
Meaning : A weak and tremulous light.
The shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers.
The play of light on the water.
Synonyms : shimmer
Meaning : Movement or space for movement.
There was too much play in the steering wheel.
Synonyms : looseness
Meaning : (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession.
It is my turn.
It is still my play.
Synonyms : turn
Meaning : The act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully.
Synonyms : swordplay
Hindi words for play :- अंधिका, अन्तराल, अन्धिका, इहामृग, ईहामृग, कैतव, खेल, चाल, जुआ, जुवा, जूआ, ठट्ठा, ठिठोली, तर्क, तलवारबाज़ी, तलवारबाजी, द्यूत, द्यूत क्रीड़ा, नाटक, पण, पतय, पारी, बारी, मनोरंजन, महारूपक, रूपक, शमशीरबाज़ी, शमशीरबाजी, शमशेरबाज़ी, शमशेरबाजी, शमसीरबाज़ी, शमसीरबाजी, शमसेरबाज़ी, शमसेरबाजी
Meaning : Participate in games or sport.
We played hockey all afternoon.
Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches.
Meaning : Act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome.
This factor played only a minor part in his decision.
This development played into her hands.
I played no role in your dismissal.
Meaning : Play on an instrument.
The band played all night long.
Meaning : Be at play. Be engaged in playful activity. Amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children.
The kids were playing outside all day.
I used to play with trucks as a little girl.
Meaning : Replay (as a melody).
Play it again, Sam.
She played the third movement very beautifully.
Synonyms : spiel
Meaning : Perform music on (a musical instrument).
He plays the flute.
Can you play on this old recorder?.
Meaning : Move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly.
The spotlights played on the politicians.
Meaning : Bet or wager (money).
He played $20 on the new horse.
She plays the races.
Meaning : Engage in recreational activities rather than work. Occupy oneself in a diversion.
On weekends I play.
The students all recreate alike.
Synonyms : recreate
Meaning : Pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity.
Let's play like I am mommy.
Play cowboy and Indians.
Meaning : Emit recorded sound.
The tape was playing for hours.
The stereo was playing Beethoven when I entered.
Meaning : Perform on a certain location.
The prodigy played Carnegie Hall at the age of 16.
She has been playing on Broadway for years.
Meaning : Put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game.
He is playing his cards close to his chest.
The Democrats still have some cards to play before they will concede the electoral victory.
Meaning : Engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously.
They played games on their opponents.
Play the stock market.
Play with her feelings.
Toy with an idea.
Synonyms : toy
Meaning : Behave in a certain way.
Play it safe.
Meaning : Cause to emit recorded audio or video.
They ran the tapes over and over again.
I'll play you my favorite record.
He never tires of playing that video.
Synonyms : run
Meaning : Use to one's advantage.
She plays on her clients' emotions.
Meaning : Be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way.
This speech didn't play well with the American public.
His remarks played to the suspicions of the committee.
Meaning : Cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space.
The engine has a wheel that is playing in a rack.
Meaning : Be performed or presented for public viewing.
What's playing in the local movie theater?.
`Cats' has been playing on Broadway for many years.
Meaning : Discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream.
Play water from a hose.
The fountains played all day.
Meaning : Make bets.
Play the races.
Play the casinos in Trouville.
Meaning : Shoot or hit in a particular manner.
She played a good backhand last night.
Meaning : Use or move.
I had to play my queen.
Meaning : Employ in a game or in a specific position.
They played him on first base.
Meaning : Exhaust by allowing to pull on the line.
Play a hooked fish.