play 是什么意思

play的中文意思是: 玩

play例句大全

  1. Usually you play soccer, play volleyball, and play basketball , but not play swimming.

    通常说“play”足球,排球和篮球,而不说“play”游泳。

  2. Play games, play sports .

    做游戏,参加体育项目。

  3. Play to also must search play amusedly.

    玩也得找个好玩的玩。

  4. I'd rather play football than play basketball.

    我宁愿踢足球而不想打篮球。

  5. She play with time, she play with the world , she play with my affections.

    随着时间的推移,她玩,她与世界的游戏,她玩我的感情。

  6. musical play is a kind of modern scenery play gathering music , dance and play.

    音乐剧是集音乐、舞蹈、戏剧表演于一体的现代舞台剧。

  7. A short play presented before the main play.

    主要剧情开始前上演的短剧。

  8. Bill and I play, play chess on thursday.

    在星期四比尔和我一起下象棋。

  9. He will play an important role in a play.

    他将在一个话剧中扮演一个重要的角色。

  10. He can neither play the piano nor play chess.

    他既不会弹钢琴也不会下象棋。

  11. Continued play, single track or more tracks continued play.

    连续播放,单曲、多曲连放功能。

  12. When I play music sometimes, I just play cello.

    我有时播放音乐,我只播大提琴。

  13. Can Tom play Frisbee? Yes, he can ( play Frisbee ).

    汤姆会玩飞盘吗?是的,他会玩飞盘。

  14. He can play football but he can't play basketball.

    他会踢足球但不会打篮球。

  15. Your watchword is fair play ; your hatred, foul play.

    你的口号就是公正比赛,你所深恶痛绝的就是违反规则。

  16. C: I play the guitar. I play the piano , but not very well . I play the flute.

    我弹吉他,弹钢琴,但弹得不太好。我吹笛子。

  17. I like to play gulf , crack jokes or play badminton.

    我喜欢打高尔夫,开玩笑,打打羽毛球而已。

  18. You don't have to play down to'em, just play to'em.

    不一定很投入的学,只要好玩就行了。

  19. All the children play tennis and many play netball too.

    孩子都打网球,很多人也打无网篮球。

  20. He can not only play basketball, but also play chess.

    他不仅会打篮球,还会下象棋。

  21. I would rather watch a TV play than play cards.

    我宁愿看一场电视剧,也不愿打牌。

  22. Teacher's view of play influences children 's experience of play and freedom.

    教师的游戏观影响了儿童对游戏、自由的体验。

  23. This play of mine with you is a play from afar.

    我与你的这个游戏是一个遥远的游戏。

  24. I can play baseball but I can not play the violin.

    我会打棒球但我不会拉小提琴。

  25. Open the audio, animation, or video play you want to play.

    打开你想要播放的声音,动画和视频。

  26. He was invited to play a role in this TV play.

    他被邀请在这个电视剧里扮演一个角色。

  27. Play Characters of the children with disabilities and Play - based Intervention

    残疾儿童的游戏特征及基于游戏的干预策略

  28. Nobody wanted to play goalie, someone told me to play goalie.

    没有人想打守门员,有人告诉我打守门员。

  29. Are you going to go through the whole play-by-play.

    你是想继续播报战况。

  30. I can play, I can play hula hoop.

    我喜欢运动。我会玩,我会玩呼啦圈。

  31. Where do you play football? We play football on the field.

    你们在哪里踢足球?我们在运动场上踢足球。

  32. I encouraged her to play the role of queen in the play.

    我鼓励她在剧中扮演皇后角色。

  33. I play table-tennis well , but I don't play soccer very well.

    乒乓球我打得不错,可是足球踢得不太好。

  34. Tom can play the guitar but he can't play it very well .

    汤姆会弹吉他,但他不能弹得很好。

  35. The play is the children 's natural instincts, and children grow up in the play, study in the play, so

    游戏是儿童的天性,儿童在游戏中成长,在游戏中学习,高质量的游戏环境对于儿童的成长具有重要的意义。

  36. Play computer to play more, watch a television all want to fast forward.

    玩电脑玩多了,看个电视都想快进。

  37. The Influence of Shakespeare's Play-within-a-play upon V. Nabokov's Novelistic Narrative

    莎士比亚戏中戏对纳博科夫英语小说叙事的影响

  38. We can't play basketball today, but we can play hide-and-seek instead.

    今天我们不能打篮球了,但是我们可以改玩捉迷藏。

  39. Gobang Terminator is a Gobang the game, nothing to play down the play.

    五子棋终结者,是个五子棋的小游戏,没事就下来玩了玩。

  40. Do whatever you want. it's not like she needs a play-by-play.

    随便你,好像没必要汇报得这么详细。

play中英翻译结果
出自:柯林斯词典

1
玩;玩耍
When children, animals, or perhaps adults play, they spend time doing enjoyable things, such as using toys and taking part in games.
  1. ...invite the children round to play...

    邀请孩子们来玩

  2. They played in the little garden...

    他们在小花园里玩耍。

  3. Polly was playing with her teddy bear.

    波莉正在玩她的泰迪熊。

2
参加(体育活动、比赛等)
When you play a sport, game, or match, you take part in it.
  1. While the twins played cards, Francis sat reading...

    那对双胞胎玩扑克牌的时候,弗朗西斯坐着看书。

  2. Alain was playing cards with his friends...

    阿兰正和朋友打扑克牌。

  3. I used to play basketball...

    我过去常打篮球。

  4. I want to play for my country...

    我想代表自己的国家参加比赛。

  5. He captained the team but he didn't actually play.

    他是球队的队长,但实际上却并未上场。

3
(和…)比赛
When one person or team plays another or plays against them, they compete against them in a sport or game.
  1. Northern Ireland will play Latvia...

    北爱尔兰队将对阵拉脱维亚队。

  2. I've played against him a few times.

    我已多次和他交手。

4
(比赛等中)打出,踢出,击出(球)
When you play the ball or play a shot in a game or sport, you kick or hit the ball.
  1. Think first before playing the ball...

    踢出球前先想一想。

  2. Sikander Bakht played a bad shot...

    西坎德尔·巴克特击出一记坏球。

  3. I played the ball back slightly.

    我把球轻轻打了回去。

5
开(玩笑);耍(花招);搞(恶作剧)
If you play a joke or a trick on someone, you deceive them or give them a surprise in a way that you think is funny, but that often causes problems for them or annoys them.
  1. Someone had played a trick on her, stretched a piece of string at the top of those steps...

    有人搞恶作剧整她,在最高的台阶上拉了一根绳子。

  2. I thought: 'This cannot be happening, somebody must be playing a joke'.

    我想:“这不可能发生,肯定是谁在开玩笑。”

6
随意摆弄;弄着玩
If you play with an object or with your hair, you keep moving it or touching it with your fingers, perhaps because you are bored or nervous.
  1. She stared at the floor, idly playing with the strap of her handbag.

    她眼睛盯着地板,漫不经心地摆弄着手提包的带子。

7
剧本;戏剧
A play is a piece of writing which is performed in a theatre, on the radio, or on television.
  1. The company put on a play about the homeless...

    这家剧团上演了一出讲述无家可归者的戏。

  2. It's my favourite Shakespeare play.

    它是我最喜欢的一部莎士比亚戏剧。

8
扮演,饰演(角色等)
If an actor plays a role or character in a play or film, he or she performs the part of that character.
  1. ...Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, in which he played Hyde...

    他在其中饰演海德一角的《化身博士》

  2. His ambition is to play the part of Dracula.

    他渴望扮演德拉库拉。

9
装扮;假装;充当
You can use play to describe how someone behaves, when they are deliberately behaving in a certain way or like a certain type of person. For example, to play the innocent, means to pretend to be innocent, and to play deaf means to pretend not to hear something.
  1. Hill tried to play the peacemaker...

    希尔想要充当和事佬。

  2. She was just playing the devoted mother...

    她只是装得像个尽心尽责的母亲似的。

  3. So you want to play nervous today?

    这么说你今天想装出一副紧张的样子了?

10
(以…方式)对待,处置,处理
You can describe how someone deals with a situation by saying that they play it in a certain way. For example, if someone plays it cool, they keep calm and do not show much emotion, and if someone plays it straight, they behave in an honest and direct way.
  1. Investors are playing it cautious, and they're playing it smart.

    投资者审慎精明地行事。

11
演奏(乐器或乐曲)
If you play a musical instrument or play a tune on a musical instrument, or if a musical instrument plays, music is produced from it.
  1. Nina had been playing the piano...

    尼娜一直都在弹钢琴。

  2. Two people played jazz on a piano...

    两人联手在一架钢琴上演奏爵士乐。

  3. He played for me...

    他为我弹奏。

  4. Place your baby in her seat and play her a lullaby...

    把宝宝放到座位上,给她弹一首摇篮曲。

  5. The guitars played.

    吉他声响起。

12
播放(唱片、CD或磁带)
If you play a record, a CD, or a tape, you put it into a machine and sound is produced. If a record, CD, or tape is playing, sound is being produced from it.
  1. She played her records too loudly...

    她播放唱片时音量太大了。

  2. Every evening in those days the BBC played 'God Save The King'...

    那些日子里,英国广播公司每天晚上都会播放《天佑吾王》。

  3. The records were played on the radio...

    这些唱片在收音机里播放过。

  4. There is classical music playing in the background.

    背景里有古典音乐在播放。

13
(音乐家、乐队等)表演;举办(音乐会)
If a musician or group of musicians plays or plays a concert, they perform music for people to listen or dance to.
  1. A band was playing...

    乐队在表演。

  2. He will play concerts in Amsterdam and Paris.

    他将在阿姆斯特丹和巴黎举办音乐会。

14
(光)轻快地移动
When light plays somewhere, it moves about on a surface in an unsteady way.
  1. The sun played on the frosty roofs.

    阳光在结霜的屋顶上闪烁变幻。

15
搞什么名堂;干什么蠢事
If you ask what someone is playing at, you are angry because you think they are doing something stupid or wrong.
  1. What the hell are you playing at?

    你究竟在搞什么名堂?

16
(使)开始活动;(使)投入使用; (使)开始起作用
When something comes into play or is brought into play, it begins to be used or to have an effect.
  1. The real existence of a military option will come into play...

    存在选择军事手段的切实可能这一点将会起到作用。

  2. Breathing brings many muscles into play.

    呼吸使很多肌肉活动起来。

17
(在…中)发挥作用,产生影响
If something or someone plays a part or plays a role in a situation, they are involved in it and have an effect on it.
  1. They played a part in the life of their community...

    他们参与到了自己社区的生活中。

  2. The UN would play a major role in monitoring a ceasefire.

    联合国在监督停火方面会发挥重要作用。

  3. ...the role played by diet in disease.

    节食在疾病中扮演的角色

play用法示例
出自:牛津词典

1
儿童
of children
2
玩耍;游戏;玩乐
to do things for pleasure, as children do; to enjoy yourself, rather than work
3
一群孩子在街上玩球。
A group of kids were playing with a ball in the street.
4
你今天只能在屋里玩耍。
You'll have to play inside today.
5
没有人跟我玩儿!
I haven't got anybody to play with!
6
工作、玩耍皆有时。
There's a time to work and a time to play.
7
咱们玩点别的游戏吧。
Let's play a different game.
8
(为玩耍)假装,假扮
to pretend to be or do sth for fun
9
咱们假扮海盗玩吧!
Let's play pirates.
10
他们装扮成牛仔玩。
They were playing at being cowboys.
11
把戏
trick
12
捉弄;戏弄
to trick sb for fun
13
运动;比赛
sports/games
14
参加比赛;(同某人)比赛
to be involved in a game; to compete against sb in a game
15
踢足球、下棋、玩纸牌等
to play football/chess/cards, etc.
16
你跟她打过壁球没有?
Have you played her at squash yet?
17
明天法国队和威尔士队比赛。
France are playing Wales tomorrow.
18
他加入克利夫兰队参赛。
He plays for Cleveland.
19
星期六法国队迎战威尔士队。
France are playing against Wales on Saturday.
20
埃文斯比赛很出色。
Evans played very well.
21
(在运动队中)担当,充任
to take a particular position in a sports team
22
谁担任边锋?
Who's playing on the wing?
23
我过去从来未当过右后卫。
I've never played right back before.
24
派…出场;让…加入运动队
to include sb in a sports team
25
我认为我们应该让麦特打边锋。
I think we should play Matt on the wing.
26
触,带,踢,击(球)
to make contact with the ball and hit or kick it in the way mentioned
27
她带球向前冲。
She played the ball and ran forward.
28
他用反手截击球。
He played a backhand volley.
29
国际象棋
in chess
30
走(子);行(棋)
to move a piece in chess , etc.
31
她走象。
She played her bishop.
32
纸牌游戏
in card games
33
出牌
to put a card face upwards on the table, showing its value
34
出A / 王牌
to play your ace/a trump
35
他抢出牌!
He played out of turn!
36
音乐
music
37
弹拨,吹奏(乐器);演奏
to perform on a musical instrument; to perform music
38
弹钢琴、拉小提琴、吹长笛等
to play the piano/violin/flute, etc.
39
他用口琴吹奏了一支曲子。
He played a tune on his harmonica.
40
给我们演奏那支新曲子吧。
Play that new piece to us.
41
给我们演奏那支新曲子吧。
Play us that new piece.
42
远处有个乐队在演奏。
In the distance a band was playing.
43
播放
to make a tape, CD, etc. produce sound
44
请把他们的新唱片放给我听一下吧。
Play their new CD for me, please.
45
请给我放一下他们的新唱片吧。
Play me their new CD, please.
46
收音机里播放着我最喜爱的歌曲。
My favourite song was playing on the radio.
47
扮演;演出
act/perform
48
(在电影、话剧中)扮角色,扮演,表演
to act in a play, film/movie, etc.; to act the role of sb
49
伊丽莎白这一角色由凯特∙布兰切特扮演。
The part of Elizabeth was played by Cate Blanchett.
50
他一直想扮演奥赛罗。
He had always wanted to play Othello.
51
佯装;假装
to pretend to be sth that you are not
52
我拿定主意装死会更安全些。
I decided it was safer to play dead .
53
她很喜欢扮演受委屈的妻子。
She enjoys playing the wronged wife.
54
上演;演出
to be performed
55
剧作《卡门》上演爆棚。
A production of ‘Carmen’ was playing to packed houses.
56
起作用
have effect
57
发挥(作用)
to have an effect on sth
58
大众传媒在上一次选举中发挥了重要作用。
The media played an important part in the last election.
59
局面
situation
60
(以某种方式)应付,处理
to deal with a situation in the way mentioned
61
他谨慎应付局面以获得最大利益。
He played the situation carefully for maximum advantage.
62
光;微笑
of light/a smile
63
闪烁;浮现;掠过
to move or appear quickly and lightly, often changing direction or shape
64
阳光在湖面上闪烁。
Sunlight played on the surface of the lake.
65
喷泉
of fountain
66
喷涌;涌流
when a fountain plays , it produces a steady stream of water
67
大多数含 play 的习语,都可在该等习语中的名词及形容词相关词条找到,如 play the game 在词条 game 下。
Most idioms containing play are at the entries for the nouns and adjectives in the idioms, for example play the game is at game .
68
有的是金钱(或时间等)
to have plenty of money, time, etc. for doing sth
69
(气愤时的质问语)某人在搞什么名堂?
used to ask in an angry way about what sb is doing
70
你以为你在搞什么名堂?
What do you think you are playing at?
71
手淫
to masturbate
72
玩弄;乱弄;胡弄
to behave or treat sth in a careless way
73
别瞎摆弄我的工具!
Don't play around with my tools!
74
鬼混;厮混
to have a sexual relationship with sb, usually with sb who is not your usual partner
75
她的丈夫总是在外拈花惹草。
Her husband is always playing around.
76
假意顺从
to pretend to agree with sb/sth
77
我决定假意听从她的意见。
I decided to play along with her idea.
78
敷衍应付;虚与委蛇
to do sth without being serious about it or putting much effort into it
79
体育运动队
of a sports team
80
在客场打比赛
to play a match at the opponent's ground or stadium
81
已婚或有固定性伴侣者
of a person who is married or who has a regular sexual partner
82
有外遇;搞婚外恋
to have a secret sexual relationship with sb else
83
播放录音(或录像等)
to play music, film, etc. that has been recorded on a tape, video, etc.
84
把最后一节再给我放一次。
Play that last section back to me again.
85
减低…的重要性;贬低;淡化
to try to make sth seem less important than it is
86
挑拨离间(以便渔利)
to put two people or groups in competition with each other, especially in order to get an advantage for yourself
87
她挑拨两个对手相争,使自己弄到了那份工作。
She played her two rivals off against each other and got the job herself.
88
继续比赛;恢复比赛
to continue to play; to start playing again
89
主队要求判点球,但裁判却要他们继续比赛。
The home team claimed a penalty but the referee told them to play on.
90
利用(感情等)
to take advantage of sb's feelings, etc.
91
广告常利用人们的恐惧心理。
Advertisements often play on people's fears.
92
发生;出现
when an event is played out , it happens
93
他们在战争的背景下发生恋情。
Their love affair was played out against the backdrop of war.
94
消耗净尽;使精疲力竭
to become weak and no longer useful or important
95
(给某人)添麻烦;使痛苦
to cause sb problems or pain
96
孩子们整天价惹麻烦。
The kids have been playing up all day.
97
我的肩膀今天疼起来了。
My shoulder is playing me up today.
98
夸大…的重要性;渲染;吹嘘
to try to make sth seem more important than it is
99
玩弄人;玩弄感情
to treat sb who is emotionally attached to you in a way that is not serious and which can hurt their feelings
100
她总是玩弄男人的感情。
She tends to play with men's emotions.
101
她意识到帕特里克只是和她逢场作戏而已。
She realized that Patrick was merely playing with her.
102
摆弄;玩弄
to keep touching or moving sth
103
她在抚弄自己的头发。
She was playing with her hair.
104
别光摆弄食物不吃!
Stop playing with your food!
105
巧妙地利用;新奇(或幽默等)地运用
to use things in different ways to produce an interesting or humorous effect, or to see what effect they have
106
在这首诗中,菲奇巧妙地运用了近音词。
In this poem Fitch plays with words which sound alike.
107
作曲者运用了日本乐器的异国格调。
The composer plays with the exotic sounds of Japanese instruments.
108
儿童
children
109
游戏;玩耍;娱乐
things that people, especially children, do for pleasure rather than as work
110
儿童嬉戏的欢闹声
the happy sounds of children at play
111
寓教于乐的重要性
the importance of learning through play
112
游戏的场地
a play area
113
剧院
in theatre
114
戏剧;剧本
a piece of writing performed by actors in a theatre or on television or radio
115
演出戏剧
to put on (= perform) a play
116
一出莎士比亚的戏剧
a play by Shakespeare
117
广播剧
a radio play
118
体育运动
in sport
119
比赛;赛风;比赛中的表现
the playing of a game
120
因雨停赛。
Rain stopped play.
121
昨天的比赛有精彩的场面。
There was some excellent play in yesterday's match.
122
比赛中的动作
an action or move in a game
123
防守动作
a defensive play
124
绳索
in rope
125
间隙;活动空间
the possibility of free and easy movement
126
我们需要再松一松绳子。
We need more play in the rope.
127
活动;影响
activity/influence
128
活动;作用;影响
the activity or operation of sth; the influence of sth on sth else
129
市场力量的自由调节作用
the free play of market forces
130
财政危机已引发了新的变数。
The financial crisis has brought new factors into play .
131
为公事作决策不应掺入个人感情成分。
Personal feelings should not come into play when you are making business decisions.
132
光;笑容
of light/a smile
133
轻快变幻的动作;闪烁;闪现
a light, quick movement that keeps changing
134
阳光在水面上的闪烁
the play of sunlight on water
135
of a ball
136
在非死球 / 死球区域;在可继续 / 不能继续比赛区域
inside/outside the area allowed by the rules of the game
137
她把球勉强保持在界内。
She just managed to keep the ball in play.
138
企图得到;处心积虑做事
to try to obtain sth; to do things that are intended to produce a particular result
139
她千方百计要取得销售部经理的位置。
She was making a play for the sales manager's job.
140
强调;着重说明
to emphasize the importance of a particular fact
141
他特别强调自己的叔父是位公爵。
He made great play of the fact that his uncle was a duke.
142
双关语;语带双关
the humorous use of a word or phrase that can have two different meanings
143
利用;使用
to make use of sth
144
国际象棋是一项需要全神贯注的活动。
Chess is a game that calls into play all your powers of concentration.
145
进展情况;发展阶段
the stage that has been reached in a process, etc. which has not yet been completed
146
和平谈判目前进展得怎么样?
What is the current state of play in the peace talks?
147
(板球等比赛的)比分
the score in a sports match, especially in cricket
148
只工作不玩耍,聪明的孩子也变傻
it is not healthy to spend all your time working; you need to relax too
149
以上各词均指休闲、娱乐或相关活动。
These are all words for things or activities used to entertain people when they are not working.
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指娱乐片、文娱节目、表演会等:
films, television, music, etc. used to entertain people
151
有三个酒吧每周七个晚上都有现场文艺节目。
There are three bars, with live entertainment seven nights a week.
152
指嬉戏、逗乐、玩笑:
( rather informal ) behaviour or activities that are not serious but come from a sense of enjoyment
153
那不是认真的,全是闹着玩的。
It wasn't serious─it was all done in fun .
154
我们并非有意要伤害他,只不过是开个玩笑罢了。
We didn't mean to hurt him. It was just a bit of fun .
155
彩票抽奖为数百万人提供正当娱乐。
The lottery provides harmless fun for millions.
156
指娱乐、消遣:
( rather formal ) things people do for enjoyment when they are not working
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他唯一的娱乐就是踢足球。
His only form of recreation is playing football.
158
指休闲活动、消遣:
( rather formal ) things people do to rest and enjoy themselves when they are not working; the ability to relax
159
我要是想活动活动,就到山上走走。
I go hill-walking for relaxation.
160
用recreation还是relaxation?
recreation or relaxation?
161
以上两词均可指各种体力和精神活动,但relaxation有时指较recreation轻松的活动:
Both these words can be used for a wide range of activities, physical and mental, but relaxation is sometimes used for gentler activities than recreation .
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我在管乐队吹长笛消遣。
I play the flute in a wind band for recreation.
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我听音乐放松心情。
I listen to music for relaxation.
164
尤指孩子游戏、玩耍、娱乐:
things that people, especially children, do for enjoyment rather than as work
165
儿童嬉戏的欢闹声
the happy sounds of children at play
166
指玩乐、休闲,尤与工作相对:
the activity of enjoying yourself, especially in contrast to working
167
你来巴黎公干还是游玩?
Are you in Paris on business or pleasure ?
168
指娱乐活动、消遣活动、游戏:
the fact of being entertained by sth
169
你在这儿以什么消遣?
What do you do for amusement round here?
play英语释义
出自:WordNet

1
the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully

近义词: swordplay

2
the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
例子:
  1. his gambling cost him a fortune
  2. there was heavy play at the blackjack table

近义词: gambling,gaming

3
activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
例子:
  1. Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child

近义词: child's play

4
(game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
例子:
  1. it is my turn
  2. it is still my play

近义词: turn

5
gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
例子:
  1. it was all done in play
  2. their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly

近义词: frolic,romp,gambol,caper

6
a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
例子:
  1. he made a great maneuver
  2. the runner was out on a play by the shortstop

近义词: maneuver,manoeuvre

7
a preset plan of action in team sports
例子:
  1. the coach drew up the plays for her team
8
an attempt to get something
例子:
  1. they made a futile play for power
  2. he made a bid to gain attention

近义词: bid

9
utilization or exercise
例子:
  1. the play of the imagination
10
movement or space for movement
例子:
  1. there was too much play in the steering wheel

近义词: looseness

11
verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
例子:
  1. he became a figure of fun
  2. he said it in sport

近义词: fun,sport

12
a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
例子:
  1. he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway

近义词: drama,dramatic play

13
a theatrical performance of a drama
例子:
  1. the play lasted two hours
14
a weak and tremulous light
例子:
  1. the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers
  2. the play of light on the water

近义词: shimmer

15
the removal of constraints
例子:
  1. he gave free rein to his impulses
  2. they gave full play to the artist's talent

近义词: free rein

16
a state in which action is feasible
例子:
  1. the ball was still in play
  2. insiders said the company's stock was in play
17
(in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
例子:
  1. rain stopped play in the 4th inning

近义词: playing period,period of play

18
engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously
例子:
  1. They played games on their opponents
  2. play the stock market
  3. play with her feelings
  4. toy with an idea

近义词: toy

19
pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
例子:
  1. He acted the idiot
  2. She plays deaf when the news are bad

近义词: act,act as

20
exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
例子:
  1. play a hooked fish
21
consider not very seriously
例子:
  1. He is trifling with her
  2. She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania

近义词: dally,trifle

22
participate in games or sport
例子:
  1. We played hockey all afternoon
  2. play cards
  3. Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches
23
contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
例子:
  1. Princeton plays Yale this weekend
  2. Charlie likes to play Mary

近义词: meet,encounter,take on

24
employ in a game or in a specific position
例子:
  1. They played him on first base
25
use or move
例子:
  1. I had to play my queen
26
shoot or hit in a particular manner
例子:
  1. She played a good backhand last night
27
bet or wager (money)
例子:
  1. He played $20 on the new horse
  2. She plays the races
28
put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game
例子:
  1. He is playing his cards close to his chest
  2. The Democrats still have some cards to play before they will concede the electoral victory
29
stake on the outcome of an issue
例子:
  1. I bet $100 on that new horse
  2. She played all her money on the dark horse

近义词: bet,wager

30
make bets
例子:
  1. Play the races
  2. play the casinos in Trouville
31
use to one's advantage
例子:
  1. She plays on her clients' emotions
32
discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream
例子:
  1. play water from a hose
  2. The fountains played all day
33
manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
例子:
  1. She played nervously with her wedding ring
  2. Don't fiddle with the screws
  3. He played with the idea of running for the Senate

近义词: toy,fiddle,diddle

34
cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
例子:
  1. I cannot work a miracle
  2. wreak havoc
  3. bring comments
  4. play a joke
  5. The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area

近义词: bring,work,wreak,make for

35
perform on a certain location
例子:
  1. The prodigy played Carnegie Hall at the age of 16
  2. She has been playing on Broadway for years
36
be performed or presented for public viewing
例子:
  1. What's playing in the local movie theater?
  2. `Cats' has been playing on Broadway for many years
37
cause to emit recorded audio or video
例子:
  1. They ran the tapes over and over again
  2. I'll play you my favorite record
  3. He never tires of playing that video

近义词: run

38
emit recorded sound
例子:
  1. The tape was playing for hours
  2. the stereo was playing Beethoven when I entered
39
play a role or part
例子:
  1. Gielgud played Hamlet
  2. She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role
  3. She played the servant to her husband's master

近义词: act,represent

40
perform on a stage or theater
例子:
  1. She acts in this play
  2. He acted in `Julius Caesar'
  3. I played in `A Christmas Carol'

近义词: act,roleplay,playact

41
pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity
例子:
  1. Let's play like I am mommy
  2. Play cowboy and Indians
42
replay (as a melody)
例子:
  1. Play it again, Sam
  2. She played the third movement very beautifully

近义词: spiel

43
play on an instrument
例子:
  1. The band played all night long
44
perform music on (a musical instrument)
例子:
  1. He plays the flute
  2. Can you play on this old recorder?
45
move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly
例子:
  1. The spotlights played on the politicians
46
cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space
例子:
  1. The engine has a wheel that is playing in a rack
47
act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome
例子:
  1. This factor played only a minor part in his decision
  2. This development played into her hands
  3. I played no role in your dismissal
48
engage in recreational activities rather than work;occupy oneself in a diversion
例子:
  1. On weekends I play
  2. The students all recreate alike

近义词: recreate

49
be at play;be engaged in playful activity;amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children
例子:
  1. The kids were playing outside all day
  2. I used to play with trucks as a little girl
50
behave carelessly or indifferently
例子:
  1. Play about with a young girl's affection

近义词: dally,toy,flirt

51
behave in a certain way
例子:
  1. play safe
  2. play it safe
  3. play fair
52
be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way
例子:
  1. This speech didn't play well with the American public
  2. His remarks played to the suspicions of the committee