Part of speech:
Being in physical motion:
the performance of a part or role in a drama
To play computer or video games
Carouse is defined as drinking a lot or having a noisy and fun time while drinking alcohol.
Performance as an actor.
Of, or having the nature of, sport, esp. outdoor sport
To deal lightly or carelessly (with); trifle; toy
To talk or say (something) at length or extravagantly.
To act as a spokesperson for.
To bring about (damage or destruction, for example):
To function; operate:
(Slang) To play experimentally; toy:
To stake (an amount, for example) in a bet.
To meet accidentally or in opposition
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
(Intransitive) To deal with something as if it were of little importance or worth.
To remove from a port; to carry away.
To act the part of
To provide with a margin or border; be a margin to; border
Manipulate is defined as to move, arrange or control something in a skilled manner.
To tell or play jokes; jest.
To act in a playful or facetious manner.
To give a blow to; strike; knock
To perform for an audience:
To jump and skip about in play; frolic
To play a game of chance for stakes.
To speak or act facetiously; joke or fool.
(Slang) To rest idly; lounge.
To give a false appearance of:
To perform (a piece of music, a part in a play, etc.)
(Obs.) To give or assign as security for a debt, etc.
To represent or perform in or as in a play; act out
Dissemble is defined as to hide or be dishonest about your true motives, feelings or beliefs.
To give great joy or pleasure
To dabble is defined as to splash or dip in water, or to show a superficial interest in some hobby but never get seriously involved.
To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
The definition of cavort means to jump, dance or play in a happy way.
Amuse means keeping yourself or someone else occupied in a pleasant manner, usually by doing or letting someone do something enjoyable.
To have an exciting rhythmic quality
To play (music) on a stringed instrument in this way:
(Poker) To provide another with money in order to play.
To act as captain for (a bowling or curling team)
To give a false indication or appearance of; pretend; feign
(Theater) To give a performance; appear
(Slang) To win a race or game easily.
To give a false appearance of; feign:
To give pleasure to, now specif., sexually
To share in something:
To act in opposition
To expose to danger; chance; risk
To incur the risk of
To leave to chance; risk
To visualize; imagine:
To suppose is to assume something without conviction or to assume something without full understanding or knowledge.
To suppose; guess; think
(Archaic) To be a rival; compete (with)
To be displayed with fluctuating brightness:
To spout words
To dance the waltz.
To move or work laboriously:
To rub with a harsh, grating sound
To refuse to continue to work at (a factory, company, etc.) until certain demands are met
Sound is defined as to have a particular tone or seem a certain way.
To work a pump
To mouth is defined as to speak without sound or in an insincere manner.
To emit a hollow twanging sound.
To bend (something) into the shape of a bow.
To operate the pedals of.
To perform a function; work:
To leave (an organization, for example) suddenly or in violation of an agreement:
To engage in or perform (a dance).
(Archaic) To fill with joy; gladden.
(Informal) To converse or chat:
To give or cause (pain, wounds, etc.) by or as by striking; cause to be borne
To offer or circulate fraudulently; pass off:
To use for one’s own advantage.
To obtain by melting
To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied especially to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to interpret the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to interpret an Indian speech.
(Slang) To perform a sexual act upon; specif., to have sexual intercourse with
To bet; wager
To tinker is defined as to play around with something, or to try to change or fix it.
To dawdle or fritter (something) away
To behave in a mischievous or apish manner:
To toy, tinker, or mess:
To move about in a restless, nervous, or impatient way
In a direct manner; directly
To sink down; hang or bend down
To think gloomily and persistently about something; be dejected.
To perform as a drag queen or drag king.
To sulk is to be aloof or withdrawn or to show signs of being in a bad temper.
To mourn or sorrow for:
The definition of compete means to be in a contest or rivalry.
To struggle or compete; contend:
To hold in restraint; check:
To act or serve in place of another
Find another word for playing. In this page you can discover 132 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for playing, like: active, performing, gaming, carousing, acting, playacting, gamboling, sporting, sportive, flirting and toying.