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Definisi 'play'

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noun
1. a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage Terjemahkan
he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
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2. a theatrical performance of a drama Terjemahkan
the play lasted two hours
source: wordnet30

3. a preset plan of action in team sports Terjemahkan
the coach drew up the plays for her team
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4. a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill Terjemahkan
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
the ball was still in play|insiders said the company's stock was in play
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6. utilization or exercise Terjemahkan
the play of the imagination
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7. an attempt to get something Terjemahkan
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
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
rain stopped play in the 4th inning
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10. the removal of constraints Terjemahkan
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
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
he became a figure of fun|he said it in sport
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13. movement or space for movement Terjemahkan
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
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
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
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
source: wordnet30

18. Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
19. participate in games or sport Terjemahkan
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
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
The band played all night long
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22. play a role or part Terjemahkan
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
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
Play it again, Sam|She played the third movement very beautifully
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25. perform music on (a musical instrument) Terjemahkan
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
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
The spotlights played on the politicians
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28. bet or wager (money) Terjemahkan
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
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
Let's play like I am mommy|Play cowboy and Indians
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31. emit recorded sound Terjemahkan
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
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
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
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
play safe|play it safe|play fair
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36. cause to emit recorded audio or video Terjemahkan
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
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
She plays on her clients' emotions
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39. consider not very seriously Terjemahkan
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
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
Play about with a young girl's affection
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42. cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space Terjemahkan
The engine has a wheel that is playing in a rack
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43. perform on a stage or theater Terjemahkan
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
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
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
play water from a hose|The fountains played all day
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47. make bets Terjemahkan
Play the races|play the casinos in Trouville
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48. stake on the outcome of an issue Terjemahkan
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
She played a good backhand last night
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50. use or move Terjemahkan
I had to play my queen
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51. employ in a game or in a specific position Terjemahkan
They played him on first base
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52. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle Terjemahkan
Princeton plays Yale this weekend|Charlie likes to play Mary
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53. exhaust by allowing to pull on the line Terjemahkan
play a hooked fish
source: wordnet30

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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