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PLAY

'PLAY' is a 4 letter word starting with P and ending with Y

Crossword clues for 'PLAY'

ClueAnswer

Stage drama (4)PLAY
Engage in games (4)
Word with time or money (4)
Word with fair or foul (4)
Ump's call after "Time!" (4)
Thespian production (4)
Dramatist's work (4)
Dramatic production (4)
Frolic and gambol (4)
Work's antithesis (4)
iTunes button (4)
Join the game (4)
"Waiting for Godot," for one (4)
Take the field (4)
Participate in a game (4)
It's staged (4)
Opposite of work (4)
___ on words (4)
Engage in (games) (4)
Be in the game or in the band (4)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for PLAY

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word play will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

2 letter words

DO - GO - MS

3 letter words

ACT - APE - BET - BIT - BUG - FUN - GAG - HIT - JET - JIG - LAY - LOT - PLY - PUT - RUN - SEE - SET - TOY - USE - WAY - WOW

4 letter words

ANTE - BACK - BALL - BOMB - BOOK - BOUT - BYTE - CALL - COPY - DATA - DIDO - FADE - FAKE - FLOP - FOOL - GAME - GIVE - GUSH - IDLE - JAPE - JEST - JOKE - LARK - LUCK - MAKE - MEET - MESS - MIME - MOVE - OPUS - PASS - PERK - PLAY - PLOY - POEM - PRAT - PUNT - RACE - RIOT - RISK - ROMP - ROOM - ROPE - SHAM - SHOT - SHOW - SKIP - SKIT - SOAP - SPEW - SPIT - STAR - TAKE - TICK - TOSS - TRIP - WEAR - WELL - WILE - WORK - YARN

5 letter words

ABUSE - ACT AS - ACT UP - AD LIB - AGREE - ALGOL - AMUSE - ANTIC - BET ON - BLUFF - CAPER - CHORD - CHUNK - COBOL - COURT - COVER - CUT UP - DALLY - DANCE - DECRY - DELAY - DOING - DRAFT - DRAMA - DRIVE - EMOTE - ENACT - ERROR - ESSAY - EVENT - EXERT - FEIGN - FEINT - FIELD - FLIER - FLIRT - FLYER - FRISK - LAUGH - LET ON - MATCH - MIMIC - NOISE - OPERA - PANIC - PAPER - PIECE - PILOT - PLACE - POINT - PRANK - PUT ON - RANGE - REVUE - RIVAL - SCOPE - SCRIP - SEE TO - SERVE - SLACK - SPACE - SPORT - SPOUT - SPRAY - SPURT - STAGE - STAKE - STEER - STORY - SURGE - SWING - TEASE - VOMIT - WAGER - WAVER - WIELD

6 letter words

ACT OUT - ACTING - ACTION - AFFECT - ANTE UP - APPEAR - ASSUME - BALLET - BEHAVE - BICKER - CAVORT - CHANCE - CHOUSE - COQUET - CURVET - DABBLE - DEPICT - DEVICE - DIRECT - DIVERT - DO A BIT - DO WITH - EMPLOY - ENGAGE - FIDDLE - FIDGET - FLIMSY - FRIVOL - FROLIC - GAMBIT - GAMBLE - GAMBOL - GAMING - GAMMON - GASSER - HAMLET - HANDLE - HAZARD - HOWLER - JOCKEY - JOIN IN - LAUGHS - LEEWAY - LETTER - LOITER - MAKE GO - MANAGE - MARGIN - MASQUE - MATTER - MISUSE - MONKEY - MOTION - OUTPUT - PARLAY - PATTER - PICNIC - PIDDLE - PLAY ON - PLAY UP - PLUNGE - POSE AS - POTTER - PRAXIS - PUTTER - QUIVER - RAFFLE - RENDER - REVIEW - RUNOFF - SCREAM - SCREED - SCRIPT - SCRIVE - SCROLL - SERIAL - SIGNAL - SITCOM - SKETCH - SPRITZ - SQUIRT - STOOGE - STRESS - TAKE ON - TAKE UP - TINKER - TRIFLE - TROUPE - WHEEZE - WING IT

7 letter words

ABANDON - ACTIONS - ARTICLE - BEGUILE - BETTING - BIG TIME - BUILD UP - CAROUSE - CARRY ON - CHARADE - COME OUT - COMMAND - CONDUCT - CONTEST - COVER UP - CUT LOTS - DANCING - DELIGHT - DISPORT - DOUBLES - DRAUGHT - EXECUTE - EXPLOIT - FAILURE - FICTION - FINESSE - FLATTER - FLICKER - FLOUNCE - FLUTTER - FORTRAN - FORTUNE - FREEDOM - FRIBBLE - GIMMICK - GOOD ONE - HAVE FUN - HIT SHOW - JERK OFF - JOLLITY - LAY DOWN - MESSAGE - MIRACLE - MYSTERY - OPERATE - OVERACT - PAGEANT - PASS FOR - PASTIME - PERFORM - PLAY-OFF - PLAYACT - PLAYING - PLAYLET - PORTRAY - PRETEND - PROCEED - PROFESS - REVELRY - RISKING - ROLLICK - SEA ROOM - SIGNALS - SINGLES - SLEIGHT - SMATTER - SPURTLE - STAKING - SUCCESS - TABLEAU - TAKE OFF - TOADY TO - TOM SHOW - TOY WITH - TRADE ON - TWIDDLE - TWOSOME - UPSTAGE - UTILISE - UTILIZE - VEHICLE - VENTURE - VERSION - VIE WITH - WORKING - WRITING

8 letter words

ACT A PART - ACTIVISM - ACTIVITY - AIR SPACE - ARTIFICE - BEHAVIOR - BELITTLE - BUTTER UP - CARACOLE - CARRY OUT - CAST LOTS - COMMANDS - COMPILER - CONSIDER - COVERAGE - CUT A DIDO - DEAL WITH - DEMEANOR - DIALOGUE - DIMINISH - DOCUMENT - DRAUGHTY - DRAW LOTS - DUODRAMA - DUOLOGUE - ENGAGE IN - EXERCISE - FAIR COPY - FILM DATA - FOOL WITH - FOURSOME - FREE HAND - FREE PLAY - FUNCTION - GAMBLING - GIVEAWAY - GOOD TIME - GREAT FUN - HANDBOOK - HAVE PLAY - HEADROOM - HESITATE - HIGH TIME - IMPOSE ON - JESTBOOK - LAMBENCY - LATITUDE - LONG ROPE - MAKE A BET - MAKE AS IF - MAKE LIKE - MANEUVER - MEET A BET - MESS WITH - MILITATE - MINIMIZE - MORALITY - MOVEMENT - ORIGINAL - PASTORAL - PLAY BALL - PLAY DOWN - PLAY UP TO - PLAY WITH - PLEASURE - PRACTICE - PRINTOUT - QUIZ SHOW - RECREATE - REGISTER - SICK JOKE - SIGHT GAG - SIMULATE - SOFT-SOAP - SPORTING - STAND PAT - SUCK UP TO - TALK SHOW - TELEPLAY - TREASURY - VOMIT OUT - WAGERING - WOMANIZE - WORKINGS

9 letter words

ACCOMPANY - ACT AS FOIL - AMUSEMENT - APPLIANCE - ASSEMBLER - ATTENTION - AUTOGRAPH - BARNSTORM - BEHAVIOUR - BLUE STORY - BROWN-NOSE - CHALLENGE - CLEARANCE - COOPERATE - CUT CAPERS - DECATHLON - DEPRECATE - DIRTY JOKE - DISCOURSE - DISPARAGE - DISSEMBLE - DIVERSION - DRAMATISE - DRAMATIZE - ELBOW ROOM - ELBOWROOM - EMPHASIZE - ENJOYMENT - ENTERTAIN - FOUR-FLUSH - FREE SCOPE - FRIVOLITY - FULL SCOPE - FULL SWING - FUNMAKING - GOOD STORY - HAPPENING - HAZARDING - HIGHLIGHT - HOLOGRAPH - HORSEPLAY - IMPROVISE - INPUT DATA - INTERPRET - KID AROUND - LAY A WAGER - LET ON LIKE - LIGHT SHOW - LOOSENESS - MAKE MUSIC - MAKE USE OF - MELODRAMA - MISBEHAVE - MONODRAMA - MONOLOGUE - MOVEMENTS - OPEN SPACE - OPERATION - PANEL SHOW - PANTOMIME - PARCHMENT - PENSCRIPT - PERCOLATE - PERFORM ON - PERSONATE - PHILANDER - PLAY A PART - PLAY BY EAR - POLAR DATA - PRACTISES - PUT ON AIRS - QUIVERING - RAFFLE OFF - RECENSION - RUN AROUND - SOAP OPERA - SORTITION - SPARE ROOM - SPECTACLE - SPECULATE - SPOTLIGHT - STAGE PLAY - STAGE SHOW - STRATAGEM - TEMPORIZE - THREESOME - TOLERANCE - TREATMENT - TRUCKLE TO - UNDERLINE - UNDERTAKE - WIDE BERTH

10 letter words

ACCENTUATE - AMPLE SCOPE - ANTIMASQUE - BE IN ACTION - BELLY LAUGH - BLANK CHECK - BRAINCHILD - CONCERTIZE - DEPORTMENT - DIRTY STORY - DRAMALOGUE - DRAW STRAWS - EMPLOYMENT - ETHNIC JOKE - FIDDLE WITH - FIDGET WITH - FINAL DRAFT - FINGER WITH - FIRST DRAFT - FLICKERING - FLUTTERING - FOOL AROUND - FREE COURSE - FUNNY STORY - HAVE EFFECT - LITERATURE - LOVELY TIME - MANIPULATE - MANUSCRIPT - MASQUERADE - MATCH COINS - MESS AROUND - MUSIC DRAMA - NONFICTION - OCCUPATION - OPERATIONS - OUTPUT DATA - PENTATHLON - PLAY A SCENE - PLAY AROUND - PLAY AT DICE - PLAY POSSUM - PRODUCTION - RADIO DRAMA - RANDOM DATA - RECREATION - RIB TICKLER - SHENANIGAN - SHOOT CRAPS - SKYLARKING - SOCIODRAMA - SYMPHONIZE - TAKE CARE OF - TAKE EFFECT - TAKE PART IN - THINK ABOUT - TOMFOOLERY - TRANSCRIPT - TRIFLE WITH - TYPESCRIPT - UNDERSCORE - VAUDEVILLE - VISUAL JOKE - VOMIT FORTH - WIGGLE ROOM

11 letter words

ANGULAR DATA - APPLE-POLISH - APPLICATION - BE EFFECTIVE - BINARY DIGIT - BINARY SCALE - CASTING LOTS - CLIFF HANGER - CLOSET DRAMA - COMEDY DRAMA - COMPETE WITH - COMPOSITION - CONTEND WITH - COUNTERFEIT - CUT THE CARDS - DE-EMPHASIZE - DELECTATION - DISSIMULATE - DRAUGHTSMAN - ENGROSSMENT - EPIC THEATER - EXTEMPORIZE - FLEXIBILITY - FUN AND GAMES - FUNCTIONING - GO ALONG WITH - HIGH OLD TIME - HISTRIONIZE - HORSE AROUND - IMPERSONATE - INFORMATION - LUCUBRATION - MAKE A SHOW OF - MAKE BELIEVE - MAKE LIGHT OF - MAKE OUT LIKE - MALFUNCTION - MERRYMAKING - MIRACLE PLAY - MYSTERY PLAY - NUMERIC DATA - OCTAL SYSTEM - PARTICIPATE - PASSION PLAY - PERFORMANCE - PLAY AGAINST - PLAY FOR TIME - PLAY OF LIGHT - PLAY THE GAME - PLAY THE LEAD - PRETEND TO BE - PROBLEM PLAY - PSYCHODRAMA - ROOM TO SPARE - RULY ENGLISH - SECOND DRAFT - SLEEP AROUND - SPECULATION - UNCERTAINTY - VARIETY SHOW

12 letter words

BE UNFAITHFUL - BINARY SYSTEM - CARDSHARPING - CARRY THROUGH - CARTE BLANCHE - CAUSE TROUBLE - COMPUTER CODE - DOUBLE-HEADER - DRAMATIC PLAY - EMOTIONALIZE - ERROR SIGNALS - EXTRAVAGANZA - FIDDLE-FADDLE - GRAND GUIGNOL - HAVE FREE PLAY - INSTRUCTIONS - LAY IT ON THICK - MASQUERADE AS - MINSTREL SHOW - MONKEY AROUND - MORALITY PLAY - MUSICAL REVUE - PLEASANT TIME - SIDESPLITTER - SPORTIVENESS - STALL FOR TIME - STEAL THE SHOW - TOTAL THEATER - WORK TOGETHER

13 letter words

BURLESQUE SHOW - COMMAND PULSES - DAYTIME SERIAL - EDITED VERSION - ENTERTAINMENT - GAMES OF CHANCE - GET TOP BILLING - GLANCING LIGHT - INPUT QUANTITY - MAKE A PRETENSE - NO HOLDS BARRED - PARTICIPATE IN - PASTORAL DRAMA - PLAY THE PONIES - PRINTED MATTER - PROCRASTINATE - PUNCH-CARD DATA - READING MATTER - STRAIGHT DRAMA - SUSPENSE DRAMA - TABLEAU VIVANT - TIMON OF ATHENS - TRANSCRIPTION

14 letter words

ALPHABETIC DATA - BE OCCUPIED WITH - BROADCAST DRAMA - CALCULATED RISK - CONTROL SIGNALS - DOUBLE ENTENDRE - DRAMATIC SERIES - FEEDBACK PULSES - MONKEY BUSINESS - OUTPUT QUANTITY - PIECE OF WRITING - SINGLE MESSAGES - TELEVISION PLAY - THE WRITTEN WORD - THINK NOTHING OF - TREAD THE BOARDS - VAUDEVILLE SHOW

15 letter words

AUDIENCE SUCCESS - CALL ATTENTION TO - COMPUTER PROGRAM - CRITICAL SUCCESS - FEEDBACK SIGNALS - FINISHED VERSION - FLICKERING LIGHT - LEGITIMATE DRAMA - LITERAE SCRIPTAE - MACHINE LANGUAGE - RECTANGULAR DATA - SENSATIONAL PLAY - SITUATION COMEDY - TAKE ADVANTAGE OF - TELEVISION DRAMA - UNORGANIZED DATA

16 letter words

ALPHANUMERIC CODE - BE RESPONSIBLE FOR - COMPUTER LANGUAGE - COMPUTER PRINTOUT - DOCUMENTARY DRAMA - LITERARY ARTEFACT - MANEUVERING SPACE - MULTIPLE MESSAGES - OSCILLOGRAPH DATA - THEATER OF CRUELTY

17 letter words

CORRECTING SIGNALS - HEXADECIMAL SYSTEM - REFERENCE QUANTITY - VISIBLE-SPEECH DATA

18 letter words

CONTROLLED QUANTITY - LITERARY PRODUCTION - TUG THE HEARTSTRINGS - WORD-OF-MOUTH SUCCESS

19 letter words

EXPERIMENTAL THEATER - GO THROUGH THE MOTIONS

20 letter words

IMPROVISATIONAL DRAMA

21 letter words

THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE

Definition of play

  • engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously; "They played games on their opponents"; "play the stock market"; "play with her feelings"; "toy with an idea"
  • exhaust by allowing to pull on the line; "play a hooked fish"
  • participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
  • employ in a game or in a specific position; "They played him on first base"
  • use or move; "I had to play my queen"
  • shoot or hit in a particular manner; "She played a good backhand last night"
  • bet or wager (money); "He played $20 on the new horse"; "She plays the races"
  • put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game; "He is playing his cards close to his chest"; "The Democrats still have some cards to play before they will concede the electoral victory"
  • make bets; "Play the races"; "play the casinos in Trouville"
  • use to one's advantage; "She plays on her clients' emotions"
  • discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream; "play water from a hose"; "The fountains played all day"
  • perform on a certain location; "The prodigy played Carnegie Hall at the age of 16"; "She has been playing on Broadway for years"
  • be performed or presented for public viewing; "What's playing in the local movie theater?"; "`Cats' has been playing on Broadway for many years"
  • cause to emit recorded audio or video; "They ran the tapes over and over again"; "I'll play you my favorite record"; "He never tires of playing that video"
  • emit recorded sound; "The tape was playing for hours"; "the stereo was playing Beethoven when I entered"
  • pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity; "Let's play like I am mommy"; "Play cowboy and Indians"
  • replay (as a melody); "Play it again, Sam"; "She played the third movement very beautifully"
  • play on an instrument; "The band played all night long"
  • perform music on (a musical instrument); "He plays the flute"; "Can you play on this old recorder?"
  • move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly; "The spotlights played on the politicians"
  • cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space; "The engine has a wheel that is playing in a rack"
  • act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome; "This factor played only a minor part in his decision"; "This development played into her hands"; "I played no role in your dismissal"
  • engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion; "On weekends I play"; "The students all recreate alike"
  • be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children; "The kids were playing outside all day"; "I used to play with trucks as a little girl"
  • behave in a certain way; "play safe"; "play it safe"; "play fair"
  • be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way; "This speech didn't play well with the American public"; "His remarks played to the suspicions of the committee"
  • the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully
  • activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules; "Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child"
  • gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
  • a preset plan of action in team sports; "the coach drew up the plays for her team"
  • utilization or exercise; "the play of the imagination"
  • a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"
  • a theatrical performance of a drama; "the play lasted two hours"
  • a state in which action is feasible; "the ball was still in play"; "insiders said the company's stock was in play"

Anagrams of play

PALY


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