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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Similar Words (using 'plai' as word stem):

'plai' + Suffix

plaice, plaices, plaid, plaided, plaids, plain, plainclothes, plainclothesman, plainclothesmen, plained, plainer, plainest, plaining, plainly, plainness, plainnesses, plains, plainsman, plainsmen, plainsong, plainspoken, plainspokenness, plaint, plaintext, plaintexts, plaintiff, plaintiffs, plaintive, plaintively, plaintiveness, plaints, plaister, plaistered, plaistering, plaisters, plait, plaited, plaiter, plaiters, plaiting, plaitings, plaits,