Play out - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpleɪ ˈaʊt|
Brit.  |ˈpleɪ ˈaʊt|

verb

- deplete (syn: exhaust, sap, tire)
- perform or be performed to the end
- play to a finish
- become spent or exhausted

Examples

The tennis game was played out although the light was bad.

Play out the rope a little at a time.

...we've finally played out the leftovers from that huge holiday meal...

The outfielder made a grandstand play out of what should have been a routine catch.

The weekend gives you a chance to play out your fantasies.

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