Definitions for play out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire(verb)


    "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"

  2. play out(verb)

    perform or be performed to the end

    "How will the election drama be played out?"

  3. play out(verb)

    play to a finish

    "We have got to play this game out, even thought it is clear that we have last"

  4. play out(verb)

    become spent or exhausted

    "The champion's strength played out fast"


  1. play out(Verb)

    To play (a game etc.) to its conclusion.

  2. play out(Verb)

    To play music to accompany the end of, or as a final segment in (a programme, broadcast etc.).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of play out in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of play out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Soontorn Rakrong:

    If things do not play out according to what we have agreed, rubber farmers will surely come out and voice their discontent.

  2. Edward Hoagland:

    Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga -- stylized because even the most acute of them have little leeway as they play out their parts.

  3. Shawn Tolleson:

    (Trout) did a good job of staying back and going the other way, they asked me how I felt today and I told them I felt really good, and I did. I felt good out there. I felt like I had good stuff out there. Things just didn't play out.

  4. Jim Manley:

    Her modus operandi has been to hang back and let the process play out. She is playing the long game, i am not sure what the future holds for her, but I think she is determined to carve out a role within the party for many years to come.

  5. Anthony Leiserowitz:

    We can see this division play out right now between moderate, liberal, and conservative Catholics, what’s going to happen when the Pope comes out with his statement about global warming and how it’s a moral and religious duty to address it when conservative presidential and congressional candidates (in the 2016 election) are appeasing their base?

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