Is PLAY a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'play'


  1. PLAY, the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully
  2. PLAY, the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
  3. PLAY, activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
  4. PLAY, (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
  5. PLAY, gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
  6. PLAY, a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
  7. PLAY, a preset plan of action in team sports
  8. PLAY, an attempt to get something
  9. PLAY, utilization or exercise
  10. PLAY, movement or space for movement
  11. PLAY, verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
  12. PLAY, a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
  13. PLAY, a theatrical performance of a drama
  14. PLAY, a weak and tremulous light
  15. PLAY, the removal of constraints
  16. PLAY, a state in which action is feasible
  17. PLAY, (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
  18. PLAY, to do activities for fun or enjoyment
  19. PLAY, to participate in (a game or sport)
  20. PLAY, to compete against (someone) in a game


  1. PLAY, engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously
  2. PLAY, pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
  3. PLAY, exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
  4. PLAY, consider not very seriously
  5. PLAY, participate in games or sport
  6. PLAY, contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
  7. PLAY, employ in a game or in a specific position
  8. PLAY, use or move
  9. PLAY, shoot or hit in a particular manner
  10. PLAY, bet or wager (money)
  11. PLAY, put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game
  12. PLAY, stake on the outcome of an issue
  13. PLAY, make bets
  14. PLAY, use to one's advantage
  15. PLAY, discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream
  16. PLAY, manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
  17. PLAY, cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
  18. PLAY, perform on a certain location
  19. PLAY, be performed or presented for public viewing
  20. PLAY, cause to emit recorded audio or video
  21. PLAY, emit recorded sound
  22. PLAY, play a role or part
  23. PLAY, perform on a stage or theater
  24. PLAY, pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity
  25. PLAY, replay (as a melody)
  26. PLAY, play on an instrument
  27. PLAY, perform music on (a musical instrument)
  28. PLAY, move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly
  29. PLAY, cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space
  30. PLAY, act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome
  31. PLAY, engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion
  32. PLAY, be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children
  33. PLAY, behave carelessly or indifferently
  34. PLAY, behave in a certain way
  35. PLAY, be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way

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Antonyms for 'play'

The word PLAY is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'play' in a sentence

  1. The play is based on a real-life event.
  2. He wrote, directed, and starred in the play.
  3. His fifth grade class is putting on a play about the first Thanksgiving.
  4. The children were playing in the yard.
  5. Can Sara come out and play?
  6. He played by himself in his room.

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