Definition of Played

1. Adjective. (of games) engaged in. "The loosely played game"

Category relationships: Game
Participles: Play



Definition of Played

1. Verb. (past of play) ¹

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Definition of Played

1. play [v] - See also: play

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Played

playbooks
playbox
playboys
playbus
playbuses
playdate
playdates
playday
playdays
playdough
playdoughs
playdown
playdowns
playe
played (current term)
played Cupid
played Nostradamus
played ball
played down
played out
played the board
player character
player characters
player piano
player pianos
player versus player
player vs. player
player vs player

Literary usage of Played

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (1912)
"The scene between Bottom and the mechanicals can be played here if desirable. ... A short interval here if desirable, or let the march be played through. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"A somewhat similar game, played with a netted wheel and'a straight stick, ... There were numerous gambling games, somewhat of the dice order, played with ..."

3. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"The last part is played. The actor is bidden to undress, and wash off his powder and paint; he will be needed no more. The act is performed. ..."

4. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"If with scenery it is difficult to have seats and stools in front scenes; but the power of the scene is such that it can be played in any form. ..."

5. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (1912)
"The scene between Bottom and the mechanicals can be played here if desirable. ... A short interval here if desirable, or let the march be played through. ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"A somewhat similar game, played with a netted wheel and'a straight stick, ... There were numerous gambling games, somewhat of the dice order, played with ..."

7. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"The last part is played. The actor is bidden to undress, and wash off his powder and paint; he will be needed no more. The act is performed. ..."

8. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"If with scenery it is difficult to have seats and stools in front scenes; but the power of the scene is such that it can be played in any form. ..."

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