English - English Dictionary
interplayreciprocal action and reaction
playingthe action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation
playthe act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully
swordplaythe act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully
misplay(baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
playingthe act of playing a musical instrument
gunplaya fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
playplay by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules; "Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child"
child's playplay by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules; "Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child"
playthe activity of doing something in an agreed succession; "it is my turn"; "it is still my play"
counterplay(chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent''s advantage in another part of the board
playoff gameone game in the series of games constituting a playoff
medal playgolf scoring by total strokes taken
stroke playgolf scoring by total strokes taken
match playgolf scoring by holes won
playthe act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"
playgay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
playfulnessactivities that are enjoyable or amusing; "I do it for the fun of it"; "he is fun to have around"
horseplayrowdy or boisterous play
word playplaying on words or speech sounds
displaysomething shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
carillon playingplaying a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
playingthe performance of a part or role in a drama
playactingthe performance of a part or role in a drama
byplayincidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect; "his business with the cane was hilarious"