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Synonyms for playing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playing(noun)

    the act of playing a musical instrument

    Synonyms:
    performing, acting, playacting

  2. playing(noun)

    the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

    Synonyms:
    performing, acting, playacting

  3. acting, playing, playacting, performing(noun)

    the performance of a part or role in a drama

    Synonyms:
    performing, playacting, acting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    play, playback, game, replay, replaying, reproduction, toying, cheek, stake, gaming

How to pronounce playing?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say playing in sign language?

  1. playing

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How to use playing in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Reed:

    The preparations have been going really well. I feel like I am in as good form, if not a better place, than I was last year at this time, the big thing is just to continue to build and grow on the things that we've been working on — my coach and I and my team and I — throughout the year, and just get ready and kind of get in playing shape for the tournaments coming up.

  2. President Trump:

    They are playing a chess game, i don't feel bad when I lose a pawn in chess if it helps me get check mate. I'll sacrifice pawns all day long. So if you think something is a pawn, it is a willing sacrifice you will make. But if you are the pawn, that really sucks.

  3. Hannah Taylor-Gordon:

    I really enjoyed making this film. But after we were done filming, I fell into a stage of depression. This movie sticks to you. Especially if you're the one playing the main character. I think this role will always be a small part of me.

  4. Grand Slam champion Chris Evert:

    I feel bad for Novak. He had the momentum, everyone was saying, 'Is he going to win a Grand Slam? Is he going to win four in a row? He was playing awesome tennis and then all of a sudden (season stopped). He'll be an interesting story to see if he can get that momentum back.

  5. Photographer Valerio Bispuri:

    I photographed (prisoners) during leisure time as they tried to mimic the world outside by playing football, pretending they are in a bar, lifting weights at a gym, some were born into the delinquent world, others were there for a lapse of judgment at some point in their lives. Others were mentally ill, but a great number were there because of drugs.


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