What does play out mean?

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play out

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    deplete

    "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"

Wiktionary

  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.).

How to pronounce play out?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say play out in sign language?

  1. playout

Numerology

  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

Examples of play out in a Sentence

  1. The NHL:

    We're going to have to watch the process play out and at the appropriate time we'll make whatever decisions have to be made at the time.

  2. Senator Burr:

    I'm not addressing The Stock Act at all, let's let these things play out.

  3. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer:

    How these issues play out on the margins is something I don't yet know, but I know there's a chance it might come up in various ways.

  4. Amberlea Childs:

    It was definitely that out-of-body experience where you're kind of watching your own story play out, and as his eyes welled up, he said, 'I'm not 100% sure, but if I had to bet, I'm 99.9% sure what I just pulled out of your breast was breast cancer,'.

  5. Mark Esper:

    It seems in some ways that Iran is inching toward that place where we could have talks and hopefully it'll play out that way.

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