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play

to play
Werkwoord
  • de troef bepalen
  • 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"

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to play
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  • spelen op
  • perform on a certain location
"The prodigy played Carnegie Hall at the age of 16"
"She has been playing on Broadway for years"

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to play
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  • doorgaan met spelen
  • perform music on (a musical instrument)
"He plays the flute"
"Can you play on this old recorder?"

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to play
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  • (muziek) gaan draaien
  • be performed or presented for public viewing
"What's playing in the local movie theater?"
"`Cats' has been playing on Broadway for many years"

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to play
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  • in de notulen opnemen
  • contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
"Princeton plays Yale this weekend"
"Charlie likes to play Mary"

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to play
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  • de lengte, inhoud, temperatuur, oppervlakte enz. van (iets) bepalen
  • contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
"Princeton plays Yale this weekend"
"Charlie likes to play Mary"

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to play
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    • use to one's advantage
    "She plays on her clients' emotions"

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    to play
    Werkwoord
      • move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly
      "The spotlights played on the politicians"

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      to play
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      • bespelen
      • perform music on (a musical instrument)
      "He plays the flute"
      "Can you play on this old recorder?"

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      to play
      Werkwoord
        • make bets
        "play the casinos in Trouville"

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        to play
        Werkwoord
          • bet or wager (money)
          "He played $20 on the new horse"
          "She plays the races"

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          to play
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            • behave in a certain way
            "play safe"
            "play it safe"

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            to play
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              • 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"

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              to play
              Werkwoord
                • 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"
                to play
                Werkwoord
                  • exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
                  "play a hooked fish"

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                  to play
                  Werkwoord
                    • discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream
                    "play water from a hose"
                    "The fountains played all day"

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                    to play
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                      • emit recorded sound
                      "The tape was playing for hours"
                      "the stereo was playing Beethoven when I entered"

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                      to play
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                        • 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"

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                        to play
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                          • use or move
                          "I had to play my queen"

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                          to play
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                          • afspelen, draaien, afdraaien
                          • cause to emit recorded audio or video
                          "I'll play you my favorite record"
                          "He never tires of playing that video"

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                          to play
                          Werkwoord
                            • 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"

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                            to play
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                              • replay (as a melody)
                              "She played the third movement very beautifully"

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                              to play
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                                • employ in a game or in a specific position
                                "They played him on first base"

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                                to play
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                                  • shoot or hit in a particular manner
                                  "She played a good backhand last night"

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                                  to play
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                                  • figureren
                                  • play a role or part
                                  "Gielgud played Hamlet"
                                  "She played the servant to her husband's master"

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                                  to play
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                                  • fungeren
                                  • pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
                                  "She plays deaf when the news are bad"

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                                  to play
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                                    • consider not very seriously
                                    "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"

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                                    to play
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                                    • betonen, houden, spelen, voordoen, uithangen
                                    • pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
                                    "She plays deaf when the news are bad"

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                                    to play
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                                    • toneelspelen, acteren, spelen
                                    • play a role or part
                                    "Gielgud played Hamlet"
                                    "She played the servant to her husband's master"

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                                    to play
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                                      • cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
                                      "play a joke"

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                                      to play
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                                      • spelen
                                      • behave carelessly or indifferently

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                                      play
                                      Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                      • beweging tussen twee punten
                                      • (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
                                      "it is still my play"

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                                      play
                                      Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                      • spel gebaseerd op geluk of toeval; spel waarbij men gokt
                                      • the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
                                      "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"

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                                      play
                                      Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                      • het spelen door kinderen
                                      • activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
                                      "Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child"

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                                      play
                                      Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                      • manier van spelen
                                      • a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
                                      "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"

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                                      play
                                      Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                      • spelend gevecht
                                      • gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
                                      "it was all done in play"

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                                      play
                                      Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                      • verhaal dat bestemd is om uitgebeeld te worden
                                      • a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
                                      "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"

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                                      play
                                      Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                        • a theatrical performance of a drama
                                        "the play lasted two hours"

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                                        play
                                        Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                          • a weak and tremulous light
                                          "the play of light on the water"

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                                          play
                                          Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                            • utilization or exercise
                                            "the play of the imagination"

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                                            play
                                            Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                            • spelfase
                                            • a preset plan of action in team sports
                                            "the coach drew up the plays for her team"

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                                            play
                                            Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                            • speelbaar
                                            • a state in which action is feasible
                                            "the ball was still in play"
                                            "insiders said the company's stock was in play"

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                                            play
                                            Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                            • dobbelspel
                                            • the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
                                            "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"

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                                            play
                                            Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                              • the removal of constraints
                                              "they gave full play to the artist's talent"

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                                              play
                                              Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                              • theaterwetenschap
                                              • a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
                                              "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"

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                                              play
                                              Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                                • (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
                                                "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"

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                                                play
                                                Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                                  • movement or space for movement
                                                  "there was too much play in the steering wheel"

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                                                  play
                                                  Zelfstandig naamwoord
                                                  • speltechniek
                                                  • the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully

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