What does play down mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. background, play down, downplay(verb)

    understate the importance or quality of

    "he played down his royal ancestry"


  1. play down(Verb)

    To make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.

How to pronounce play down ?

  1. Alex
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How to say play down in sign language?

  1. playdown


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of play down in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

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

Examples of play down in a Sentence

  1. Tuukka Rask:

    I dont think they got too many rebound opportunities, thats how theyve been scoring. They were trying to play down low, pushing more pucks in there but I thought we protected the house well, (I) saw every puck. That was huge.

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Translations for play down

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  • kleinreden, herunterspielenGerman
  • הִצְנִיעַ, גימדHebrew
  • לְהַקְטִין עֵרHebrew
  • преуменьшатьRussian

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