Definisi 'play'

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noun
1 a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage Terjemahkan
Example:
he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
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2 a theatrical performance of a drama Terjemahkan
Example:
the play lasted two hours
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3 a preset plan of action in team sports Terjemahkan
Example:
the coach drew up the plays for her team
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4 a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill Terjemahkan
Example:
he made a great maneuver
the runner was out on a play by the shortstop
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5 a state in which action is feasible Terjemahkan
Example:
the ball was still in play
insiders said the company's stock was in play
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6 utilization or exercise Terjemahkan
Example:
the play of the imagination
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7 an attempt to get something Terjemahkan
Example:
they made a futile play for power
he made a bid to gain attention
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8 activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules Terjemahkan
Example:
Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child
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9 (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds Terjemahkan
Example:
rain stopped play in the 4th inning
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10 the removal of constraints Terjemahkan
Example:
he gave free rein to his impulses
they gave full play to the artist's talent
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11 a weak and tremulous light Terjemahkan
Example:
the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers
the play of light on the water
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12 verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously) Terjemahkan
Example:
he became a figure of fun
he said it in sport
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13 movement or space for movement Terjemahkan
Example:
there was too much play in the steering wheel
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14 gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement Terjemahkan
Example:
it was all done in play
their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
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15 (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession Terjemahkan
Example:
it is my turn
it is still my play
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16 the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize) Terjemahkan
Example:
his gambling cost him a fortune
there was heavy play at the blackjack table
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17 the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully Terjemahkan
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18 Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols. Terjemahkan
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verb
19 participate in games or sport Terjemahkan
Example:
We played hockey all afternoon
play cards
Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches
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20 act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome Terjemahkan
Example:
This factor played only a minor part in his decision
This development played into her hands
I played no role in your dismissal
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21 play on an instrument Terjemahkan
Example:
The band played all night long
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22 play a role or part Terjemahkan
Example:
Gielgud played Hamlet
She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role
She played the servant to her husband's master
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23 be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children Terjemahkan
Example:
The kids were playing outside all day
I used to play with trucks as a little girl
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24 replay (as a melody) Terjemahkan
Example:
Play it again, Sam
She played the third movement very beautifully
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25 perform music on (a musical instrument) Terjemahkan
Example:
He plays the flute
Can you play on this old recorder?
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26 pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind Terjemahkan
Example:
He acted the idiot
She plays deaf when the news are bad
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27 move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly Terjemahkan
Example:
The spotlights played on the politicians
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28 bet or wager (money) Terjemahkan
Example:
He played $20 on the new horse
She plays the races
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29 engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion Terjemahkan
Example:
On weekends I play
The students all recreate alike
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30 pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity Terjemahkan
Example:
Let's play like I am mommy
Play cowboy and Indians
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31 emit recorded sound Terjemahkan
Example:
The tape was playing for hours
the stereo was playing Beethoven when I entered
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32 perform on a certain location Terjemahkan
Example:
The prodigy played Carnegie Hall at the age of 16
She has been playing on Broadway for years
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33 put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game Terjemahkan
Example:
He is playing his cards close to his chest
The Democrats still have some cards to play before they will concede the electoral victory
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34 engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously Terjemahkan
Example:
They played games on their opponents
play the stock market
play with her feelings
toy with an idea
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35 behave in a certain way Terjemahkan
Example:
play safe
play it safe
play fair
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36 cause to emit recorded audio or video Terjemahkan
Example:
They ran the tapes over and over again
I'll play you my favorite record
He never tires of playing that video
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37 manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination Terjemahkan
Example:
She played nervously with her wedding ring
Don't fiddle with the screws
He played with the idea of running for the Senate
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38 use to one's advantage Terjemahkan
Example:
She plays on her clients' emotions
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39 consider not very seriously Terjemahkan
Example:
He is trifling with her
She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania
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40 be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way Terjemahkan
Example:
This speech didn't play well with the American public
His remarks played to the suspicions of the committee
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41 behave carelessly or indifferently Terjemahkan
Example:
Play about with a young girl's affection
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42 cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space Terjemahkan
Example:
The engine has a wheel that is playing in a rack
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43 perform on a stage or theater Terjemahkan
Example:
She acts in this play
He acted in `Julius Caesar'
I played in `A Christmas Carol'
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44 be performed or presented for public viewing Terjemahkan
Example:
What's playing in the local movie theater?
`Cats' has been playing on Broadway for many years
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45 cause to happen or to occur as a consequence Terjemahkan
Example:
I cannot work a miracle
wreak havoc
bring comments
play a joke
The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area
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46 discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream Terjemahkan
Example:
play water from a hose
The fountains played all day
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47 make bets Terjemahkan
Example:
Play the races
play the casinos in Trouville
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48 stake on the outcome of an issue Terjemahkan
Example:
I bet $100 on that new horse
She played all her money on the dark horse
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49 shoot or hit in a particular manner Terjemahkan
Example:
She played a good backhand last night
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50 use or move Terjemahkan
Example:
I had to play my queen
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51 employ in a game or in a specific position Terjemahkan
Example:
They played him on first base
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52 contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle Terjemahkan
Example:
Princeton plays Yale this weekend
Charlie likes to play Mary
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53 exhaust by allowing to pull on the line Terjemahkan
Example:
play a hooked fish
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54 To engage in sport or lively recreation; to exercise for the sake of amusement; to frolic; to spot. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

55 To put in action or motion; as, to play cannon upon a fortification; to play a trump. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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