What does play mean?

Definitions for play
pleɪplay

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word play.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. play, drama, dramatic playnoun

    a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage

    "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"

  2. playnoun

    a theatrical performance of a drama

    "the play lasted two hours"

  3. playnoun

    a preset plan of action in team sports

    "the coach drew up the plays for her team"

  4. maneuver, manoeuvre, playnoun

    a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill

    "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"

  5. playnoun

    a state in which action is feasible

    "the ball was still in play"; "insiders said the company's stock was in play"

  6. playnoun

    utilization or exercise

    "the play of the imagination"

  7. bid, playnoun

    an attempt to get something

    "they made a futile play for power"; "he made a bid to gain attention"

  8. play, child's playnoun

    activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules

    "Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child"

  9. playing period, period of play, playnoun

    (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds

    "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"

  10. free rein, playnoun

    the removal of constraints

    "he gave free rein to his impulses"; "they gave full play to the artist's talent"

  11. shimmer, playnoun

    a weak and tremulous light

    "the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers"; "the play of light on the water"

  12. fun, play, sportnoun

    verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

    "he became a figure of fun"; "he said it in sport"

  13. looseness, playnoun

    movement or space for movement

    "there was too much play in the steering wheel"

  14. play, frolic, romp, gambol, capernoun

    gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

    "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"

  15. turn, playnoun

    (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession

    "it is my turn"; "it is still my play"

  16. gambling, gaming, playnoun

    the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)

    "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"

  17. play, swordplayverb

    the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully

  18. playverb

    participate in games or sport

    "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

  19. playverb

    act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome

    "This factor played only a minor part in his decision"; "This development played into her hands"; "I played no role in your dismissal"

  20. playverb

    play on an instrument

    "The band played all night long"

  21. act, play, representverb

    play a role or part

    "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master"

  22. playverb

    be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children

    "The kids were playing outside all day"; "I used to play with trucks as a little girl"

  23. play, spielverb

    replay (as a melody)

    "Play it again, Sam"; "She played the third movement very beautifully"

  24. playverb

    perform music on (a musical instrument)

    "He plays the flute"; "Can you play on this old recorder?"

  25. act, play, act asverb

    pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind

    "He acted the idiot"; "She plays deaf when the news are bad"

  26. playverb

    move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly

    "The spotlights played on the politicians"

  27. playverb

    bet or wager (money)

    "He played $20 on the new horse"; "She plays the races"

  28. play, recreateverb

    engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion

    "On weekends I play"; "The students all recreate alike"

  29. playverb

    pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity

    "Let's play like I am mommy"; "Play cowboy and Indians"

  30. playverb

    emit recorded sound

    "The tape was playing for hours"; "the stereo was playing Beethoven when I entered"

  31. playverb

    perform on a certain location

    "The prodigy played Carnegie Hall at the age of 16"; "She has been playing on Broadway for years"

  32. playverb

    put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game

    "He is playing his cards close to his chest"; "The Democrats still have some cards to play before they will concede the electoral victory"

  33. play, toyverb

    engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously

    "They played games on their opponents"; "play the stock market"; "play with her feelings"; "toy with an idea"

  34. playverb

    behave in a certain way

    "play safe"; "play it safe"; "play fair"

  35. play, runverb

    cause to emit recorded audio or video

    "They ran the tapes over and over again"; "I'll play you my favorite record"; "He never tires of playing that video"

  36. toy, fiddle, diddle, playverb

    manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination

    "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"

  37. playverb

    use to one's advantage

    "She plays on her clients' emotions"

  38. dally, trifle, playverb

    consider not very seriously

    "He is trifling with her"; "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"

  39. playverb

    be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way

    "This speech didn't play well with the American public"; "His remarks played to the suspicions of the committee"

  40. dally, toy, play, flirtverb

    behave carelessly or indifferently

    "Play about with a young girl's affection"

  41. playverb

    cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space

    "The engine has a wheel that is playing in a rack"

  42. act, play, roleplay, playactverb

    perform on a stage or theater

    "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"

  43. playverb

    be performed or presented for public viewing

    "What's playing in the local movie theater?"; "`Cats' has been playing on Broadway for many years"

  44. bring, work, play, wreak, make forverb

    cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

    "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"

  45. playverb

    discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream

    "play water from a hose"; "The fountains played all day"

  46. playverb

    make bets

    "Play the races"; "play the casinos in Trouville"

  47. bet, wager, playverb

    stake on the outcome of an issue

    "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"

  48. playverb

    shoot or hit in a particular manner

    "She played a good backhand last night"

  49. playverb

    use or move

    "I had to play my queen"

  50. playverb

    employ in a game or in a specific position

    "They played him on first base"

  51. meet, encounter, play, take onverb

    contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle

    "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"

  52. playverb

    exhaust by allowing to pull on the line

    "play a hooked fish"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Playnoun

    to engage in sport or lively recreation; to exercise for the sake of amusement; to frolic; to spot

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  2. Playnoun

    to act with levity or thoughtlessness; to trifle; to be careless

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  3. Playnoun

    to contend, or take part, in a game; as, to play ball; hence, to gamble; as, he played for heavy stakes

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  4. Playnoun

    to perform on an instrument of music; as, to play on a flute

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  5. Playnoun

    to act; to behave; to practice deception

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  6. Playnoun

    to move in any manner; especially, to move regularly with alternate or reciprocating motion; to operate; to act; as, the fountain plays

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  7. Playnoun

    to move gayly; to wanton; to disport

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  8. Playnoun

    to act on the stage; to personate a character

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  9. Playverb

    to put in action or motion; as, to play cannon upon a fortification; to play a trump

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  10. Playverb

    to perform music upon; as, to play the flute or the organ

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  11. Playverb

    to perform, as a piece of music, on an instrument; as, to play a waltz on the violin

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  12. Playverb

    to bring into sportive or wanton action; to exhibit in action; to execute; as, to play tricks

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  13. Playverb

    to act or perform (a play); to represent in music action; as, to play a comedy; also, to act in the character of; to represent by acting; to simulate; to behave like; as, to play King Lear; to play the woman

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  14. Playverb

    to engage in, or go together with, as a contest for amusement or for a wager or prize; as, to play a game at baseball

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  15. Playverb

    to keep in play, as a hooked fish, in order to land it

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  16. Playnoun

    amusement; sport; frolic; gambols

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  17. Playnoun

    any exercise, or series of actions, intended for amusement or diversion; a game

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  18. Playnoun

    the act or practice of contending for victory, amusement, or a prize, as at dice, cards, or billiards; gaming; as, to lose a fortune in play

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  19. Playnoun

    action; use; employment; exercise; practice; as, fair play; sword play; a play of wit

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  20. Playnoun

    a dramatic composition; a comedy or tragedy; a composition in which characters are represented by dialogue and action

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  21. Playnoun

    the representation or exhibition of a comedy or tragedy; as, he attends ever play

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  22. Playnoun

    performance on an instrument of music

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  23. Playnoun

    motion; movement, regular or irregular; as, the play of a wheel or piston; hence, also, room for motion; free and easy action

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

  24. Playnoun

    hence, liberty of acting; room for enlargement or display; scope; as, to give full play to mirth

    Etymology: [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G. pflegen; of unknown origin. 28. Cf. Plight, n.]

Freebase

  1. Play

    A play is a form of literature written by a playwright, usually consisting of scripted dialogue between characters, intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading. Plays are performed at a variety of levels, from Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theater, to Community theatre, as well a University or school productions. There are rare dramatists, notably George Bernard Shaw, who have had little preference whether their plays were performed or read. The term "play" can refer to both the written works of playwrights and to their complete theatrical performance.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Play

    plā, v.i. to engage in some amusing exercise: to take part in a game, or a piece of diversion: to gamble: to sport: to trifle: to move irregularly or (mech.) freely: to operate: to act in a theatre: to perform on a musical instrument: to practise a trick: to act a character: to act with repeated strokes.—v.t. to put in motion: to perform upon: to perform: to act a sportive part: to compete with.—n. amusement: any exercise for amusement: a contending for victory or for a prize: practice in a contest: gaming: action or use: manner of dealing, as fair-play: a dramatic composition: movement: room for action or motion: liberty of action.—ns. Play′-act′or, one who acts a part in a play: an actor; Play′-act′orism, the manner or habits of a play-actor; Play′-bill, a bill or advertisement of a play; Play′book, a book of plays or dramas; Play′-club, a wooden-headed golf-club used for driving the ball the longest distances; Play′-day, Play′-time, a day devoted to play: a holiday; Play′er, one who plays: an actor of plays or dramas: a trifler: a musician: a professional at cricket; Play′fellow, Play′mate, a fellow or mate in play or amusements.—adj. Play′ful, given to play: sportive.—adv. Play′fully.—ns. Play′fulness; Play′-gō′er, one who habitually attends the theatre; Play′-gō′ing; Play′-ground, a ground or place on which to play, esp. that connected with a school; Play′-house, a house where dramatic performances are represented: a theatre; Play′ing-card, one of a set of fifty-two cards used in playing games; Play′-mare, the hobby-horse, one of the chief parts in the ancient morris-dance; Play′thing, anything for playing with: a toy; Play′wright, Play′-writ′er, a writer of plays: one who adapts dramatic compositions for the stage.—Played out, worked to the end: used up: tired; Play fast and loose, to act in a tricky, inconstant way: to say one thing and do another; Play fine, at billiards, to strike the object-ball near the edge—opp. to Play full, to strike it nearer the centre than the edge; Play off, to show or display; Play up, to make a beginning of playing: to play more vigorously; Play upon, to trifle with: to delude.—A play upon words, a use of words so as to give them a double meaning; Bring into play, to bring into exercise or use; Come into play, to come into use; Hold in play, to keep the attention of. [A.S. plegan, to play.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. play

    A wise method of Nature which prevents one's nerves from setting on the outside of his Stein-Bloch.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. play

    Motion in the frame, masts, &c. Also said of the marine steam-engine when it is in action or in play. Also, in long voyages or tedious blockades, play-acting may be encouraged with benefit; for the excitement and employment thus afforded are not only good anti-scorbutics, but also promoters of content and good fellowship: in such-- "Jack is not bound by critics' crabbed laws, But gives to all his unreserved applause: He laughs aloud when jokes his fancy please-- Such are the honest manners of the seas. And never--never may he ape those fools Who, lost to reason, laugh or cry by rules."

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. play

    Is occasionally applied to a military action; as, the guns played upon the enemy.

Rap Dictionary

  1. playverb

    To go along with. I don't think so. Homey don't play that -- Homey D. Clown in the TV show "In Living Colour".

  2. playverb

    To fool. You can't buy no relationship. You played yourself. -- Ice-T (You Played Yourself).

  3. playnoun

    Action. We gotta bring home some play -- Gangsta Boo (Money and the Powder)

Editors Contribution

  1. play

    To perform at sport.

    They did play football, basketball and hockey as a hobby.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  
  2. play

    To use an instrument.

    They did play their instruments together as one joyful group.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  
  3. play

    To use the imagination.

    They loved to play with the children.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 30, 2019  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'play' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #719

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'play' in Written Corpus Frequency: #469

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'play' in Nouns Frequency: #599

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'play' in Verbs Frequency: #54

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of play in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of play in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of play in a Sentence

  1. Roger John:

    Live by what you believe so fully that your life blossoms, or else purge the fear-and-guilt producing beliefs from your life. When people believe one thing and do something else, they are inviting misery. If you give yourself the name, play the game. When you believe something you don't follow with your heart, intellect, and body, it hurts. Don't do that to yourself. Live your belief, or let that belief go. If you are not actively living a belief, it's not really your belief, anyway.

  2. Penn State President Eric Barron:

    This gives a chance to see engineering in real life, to watch a race and see engineering play out, all sorts of opportunities we can use to promote STEM education, seeing Penn State on that car is a tremendous sense of pride, and this is just a perfect example of taking advantage of all our opportunities.

  3. George Steinbrenner:

    I ’m aggravated, frustrated, angry, but again, that’s not going to push me into a knee-jerk reaction to get rid of somebody that I believe the players respect, want to play for, want to win for and overall has done a good job keeping that clubhouse together through this difficult three months.

  4. Chris Buescher:

    To miss that playoff spot by one spot, that’s a tough ending to a day, i’m sure I’ll play it back and find something else different.

  5. Josh Hader:

    Absolutely, that’s what it takes, big guys stepping up and getting us hits and the pitching staying strong. At the end of the day, as long as we can limit the hits we give up and continue to hit the ball and play good baseball, that’s what you want.

Images & Illustrations of play

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Translations for play

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مسرحية, دَوْر, مسرح, لَعِب, عَزَفَ, لَعِبَ, مَثَّلَ, شَغَّلَ, لعبArabic
  • грацьBelarusian
  • joc, obra, participar, tocar, jugar, actuarCatalan, Valencian
  • ghjucàCorsican
  • hra, hrátCzech
  • drama, gêm, chwaraeWelsh
  • stykke, leg, spilDanish
  • Spiel, Schauspiel, spielen, abspielenGerman
  • fefeEwe
  • παίζω, παιχνίδιGreek
  • teatraĵo, ludo, ludi, roliEsperanto
  • jugada, obra, juego, jugar, [[jugar]] a, tocar, actuar, reproducirSpanish
  • jokaBasque
  • teatr, بازی کردن, بازیPersian
  • näytelmä, peli, välys, leikki, löysä, kenttä, esiintymä, klappi, siirto, soittaa, pelata, hoitaa, näytellä, leikkiäFinnish
  • spæla, leikaFaroese
  • pièce de théâtre, jeu, tourner, lancer, jouer, [[jouer]] ([[à]]), amuser, mettre, interpréterFrench
  • dráma, imirt, ligean, súgradh, imir, seinnIrish
  • cleasachd, cluich, cleasaichScottish Gaelic
  • xogo, tocar, xogarGalician
  • משחק, שעשוע, שיחק, ניגן, השתעשע, השמיעHebrew
  • बजाना, खेलना, प्लेHindi
  • darab, játék, holtjáték, színdarab, játszik, lejátszik, játszaniHungarian
  • խաղ, ներկայացում, նվագարկել, խաղալ, նվագելArmenian
  • jocarInterlingua
  • pentas, bermainIndonesian
  • spila á, leika sér, spila, leikaIcelandic
  • dramma, gioco, giocare, riproduci, recitare, suonareItalian
  • לְשַׂחֵקHebrew
  • 遊び, 演劇, 演奏, 吹く, 奏でる, 遊ぶ, 演奏する, 叩く, 弾く, 遊びますJapanese
  • თამაშობა, უკრავს, თამაშიGeorgian
  • 연극, 놀다, 연기를 하다, 놀이Korean
  • tiyatro, lîstik, یاری, yarî, وازی, şano, piyes, یاری کردن, لێدان, مۆسیقا لێدانKurdish
  • fabula, ludus, lūdō, cano, inflo, sono, ludereLatin
  • žaisti, grotiLithuanian
  • spēle, luga, rotaļa, atskaņot, spēlēt, tēlotLatvian
  • whakatangiMāori
  • игра, потег, представа, драма, пиеса, пушта, свири, глумиMacedonian
  • നാടകം, കളിMalayalam
  • bermainMalay
  • ဆော့, ကစားBurmese
  • skuespillNorwegian
  • schouwspel, optreden, stuk, spelbeweging, toneelstuk, spel, bespelen, spelen, afspelen, meespelenDutch
  • spel, skodespelNorwegian Nynorsk
  • skuespill, spill, leke, spilleNorwegian
  • naashnéNavajo, Navaho
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  • joc, cânta, juca, JoacaRomanian
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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    • A. denudate
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