Definition: 'Play'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: play

Lexical Information:
  • Term used in computing
  • Sports Vocab
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • One of the 100 commonest verbs in English
  • This is a common first name
  • Term used in Gullah, spoken in parts of Florida, South Carolina and Georgia.
  • Term used in football (soccer)
  • Term used in American football
  • Term used in investment
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc
Spelling Notes:
  • Don't change the letter Y when adding -S or -ED

Related Glossary Definitions:

Against the run of play;  Bid for a player;  Flair player;  Gifted players;  Home grown players;  Keep the ball in play;  Open play;  Outfield players;  Play deep;  Play on;  Playing for a draw;  Playing wide;  Playmaker;  Playoff;  Replay;  Round robin play;  Set play;  Sign a player;  Tapping a player;  Utility players

Dictionary Definitions

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