play

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play

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
play

Third-person singular
plays

Past tense
played

Past participle
played

Present participle
playing

  1. To do things for amusement.
    Children like to play all day.
  2. If you play a musical instrument, you make music using it.
    He plays guitar in a rock and roll band.

Noun[change]

Singular
play

Plural
plays

Actors in a play
  1. Something a group of actors does, in a theatre, for people to watch.
    The actors on the stage had clothes with bright colors.