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Synonyms for playing
play·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playingnoun

    the act of playing a musical instrument

    Synonyms:
    performing, acting, playacting

  2. playingnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    performing, acting, playacting

  3. acting, playing, playacting, performingnoun

    the performance of a part or role in a drama

    Synonyms:
    performing, playacting, acting

Editors Contribution

  1. joking

    Submitted by ryan_1 on December 28, 2020  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "playing":

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#305game
#516play
#1628playing
#2520gaming
#3572performing
#3916acting
#4955reproduction
#9685playback
#9992stake
#13529replay
#14743cheek
#22259toying
#91724replaying

How to use playing in a sentence?

  1. Donald McGurk:

    I don't think you could ever presume it's behind you, but now we're in a position to understand what's happened, it's like playing Whack-A-Mole. They just pop up somewhere else.

  2. Roger Federer:

    It's unfortunate that the Laver Cup has to be pushed back a year, but at this stage it's the right thing to do for everyone concerned, although disappointing, the good news is that TD Garden will still be able to host the event next year and I really look forward to finally playing in Boston for the first time at Laver Cup 2021.

  3. Daniel Runde:

    Secretary (of State Hillary) Clinton provided high-level attention to these issues, ivanka Trump is playing a similar role to the role that Secretary Clinton played.

  4. Jonathan Berkowitz:

    The next generation of tokens clearly represents the interests of our fans around the world and we’re proud to have our iconic game impacted by the people that feel most passionate about playing it.

  5. Dan Sullivan:

    Right now, the Russians are playing chess in the Arctic and our Administration still seems to think it’s tic-tac-toe.


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