English to Maori Meaning :: play

Play :
tākaro
tākarowhakaaturanga - tākaroPlathplatywhakapāpāhotakaro
 
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Noun(1) a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage(2) a theatrical performance of a drama(3) a preset plan of action in team sports(4) a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill(5) a state in which action is feasible(6) utilization or exercise(7) an attempt to get something(8) activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules(9) (in games or plays or other performances(10) the removal of constraints(11) a weak and tremulous light(12) verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously(13) movement or space for movement(14) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement(15) (game(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
Verb(1) participate in games or sport(2) act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome(3) play on an instrument(4) play a role or part(5) be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children(6) replay (as a melody(7) perform music on (a musical instrument(8) pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind(9) move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly(10) bet or wager (money(11) engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion(12) pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity(13) emit recorded sound(14) perform on a certain location(15) put (a card or piece(16) engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously

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(1) When the ball is in flight, he has a history of attacking it and making the big play .(2) He stopped and leaned over the bridge wall to watch the play of light on the river.(3) Children can feed, touch and play with the animals during free public tours led by park rangers.(4) he didn't gamble or play the ponies(5) The current school is in an extended house and has very small classrooms and little space for outdoor play for the children.(6) does he still play?(7) Next time they play their home town they deserve to be playing to a packed house.(8) But in the meantime John is more than happy to stay at home and play dad.(9) the ball is out of play(10) It obviously did the trick, because I became a regular in the first team and went on to play for England.(11) The poor creatures aren't even allowed to play conkers at school any more.(12) The first day's play on Friday was restricted to 10.2 overs.(13) the team will play France on Wednesday(14) Since then there's been a lot of play in the steering.(15) The play sums up all of the uncertainty of the age, while at the same time bringing the issues and ideas of 18th century England right up to date.(16) I personally think that the whole argument about civil liberties comes into play again.
Related Words
(1) to play ::
ki te tākaro
(2) fair play ::
tākaro ataahua
(3) play soccer ::
tākaro poikiri
(4) play chess ::
tākaro whaikīngi
(5) play tennis ::
tākaro tēnehi
(6) play football ::
tākaro whutupaoro
(7) play again ::
tākaro ano
(8) play the piano ::
tākaro i te piana
(9) plug and play ::
mono me te tākaro
(10) play music ::
tākaro waiata
Synonyms
Noun
1. amusement ::
faaoaoaraa
2. drama ::
whakaari
3. action ::
mahi
4. behavior ::
whanonga
5. movement ::
kaupapa
8. frolic ::
e takaro ana
9. turn ::
tahuri
10. shimmer ::
ārohirohi
11. free rein ::
parairetia e free
12. sport ::
hākinakina
13. bid ::
tono
14. swordplay ::
swordplay
15. maneuver ::
nekeneke
16. child's play ::
tākaro o tamaiti
Verb
17. amuse oneself ::
whakangahau kita
18. take part in ::
tango tetahi wahi i roto i
19. compete against ::
whakataetae ki
21. perform ::
mahi
22. make ::
hanga
23. dance ::
kanikani
24. bring ::
kawea
25. recreate ::
waihanga
26. fiddle ::
whīra
27. act as ::
mahi rite
28. run ::
oma
29. wager ::
pupuri
30. act ::
mahi
31. toy ::
takawairore
32. trifle ::
iti
33. take on ::
tangohia i runga i
34. spiel ::
Spiel
35. flirt ::
ohovale
Antonyms
Different Forms
plath, platy, platys, play, playable, played, plays
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Play. Play.

Play. Play.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 6


I can play clarinet.

I can PLAY clarinet.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 14


There\'s always someone\\Nwho has to play the hero!\0

There's always someone
who has to PLAY the hero!

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 3


What role
do you play?

What role do you PLAY?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 5


but if I push play
and you see some naked people...

but if I push PLAY and you see some naked people...

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 10


English to Maori Dictionary: play

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