HyperDic: play_out

English > 4 senses of the expression play out:
VERBpossessionplay out, run down, exhaust, sap, tiredeplete
creationplay outperform or be performed to the end
competitionplay outplay to a finish
changeplay outbecome spent or exhausted
English > play out: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningdeplete.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsrun down, exhaust, sap, tire
Broaderconsume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
Similar toplay outBecome spent or exhausted
Spanishacabar, agotar, cansar, gastar, minar
Catalancansar, esgotar, minar
English > play out: 4 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningPerform or be performed to the end.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
BroaderperformGive a performance (of something)
Similar toplay outPlay to a finish
English > play out: 4 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningPlay to a finish.
PatternSomebody ----s something
CategorygameA contest with rules to determine a winner
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
See alsoplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Similar toplay outPerform or be performed to the end
English > play out: 4 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningBecome spent or exhausted.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar torun down, exhaust, play out, sap, tiredeplete

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