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Synonyms for ply
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ply(noun)

    one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination

    "three-ply cord"; "four-ply yarn"

  2. ply(verb)

    (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

  3. provide, supply, ply, cater(verb)

    give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

    "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"

    Synonyms:
    bring home the bacon, append, furnish, cater, add, provide, allow for, supply, offer, allow, render, leave, run, issue, put up

  4. ply(verb)

    apply oneself diligently

    "Ply one's trade"

    Synonyms:
    run, provide, supply, cater

  5. ply, run(verb)

    travel a route regularly

    "Ships ply the waters near the coast"

    Synonyms:
    supply, course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, cater, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, provide, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, melt

  6. ply(verb)

    join together as by twisting, weaving, or molding

    "ply fabric"

    Synonyms:
    run, provide, supply, cater

  7. ply(verb)

    wield vigorously

    "ply an axe"

    Synonyms:
    run, provide, supply, cater

  8. ply(verb)

    use diligently

    "ply your wits!"

    Synonyms:
    run, provide, supply, cater

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ply

    Synonyms:
    work, urge, practice, exercise, apply steadily

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ply(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    employ, apply, keep busy

  2. ply(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exercise, practise, put in practise, set to work

How to pronounce ply?

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Veena
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How to say ply in sign language?

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How to use ply in a sentence?

  1. Poh Poh:

    I'm scared to ply the trade on the street.

  2. Richard Williams:

    There are many ex-graduates who came from Camborne, actually trained at South Crofty, and now ply their trade around the world, but many of them still live in Cornwall and I'm sure many of them would like to come back and work at South Crofty rather than travel internationally.

  3. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    Thousands of Japanese ships ply those waters every year including vessels carrying nine tenths of our oil. It is Japan's lifeline.


Translations for ply

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • plierFrench
  • muyuyQuechua
  • скручивать, работать, сгибать, потчевать, курсироватьRussian
  • zložiť, premávať, zohnúť, makať (colloq.), ohnúť, preložiť, poskladaťSlovak

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