What Is An Antonym For Playing?

How do you define play?

Our definition of play is ‘A physical or mental leisure activity that is undertaken purely for enjoyment or amusement and has no other objective’.

For our purposes play may assist learning and self-development.

It can be undertaken by individuals or groups of children spontaneously or as part of a planned activity..

What is another name for crying?

verbweep, shed tears, sob, wail, be in tears, cry one’s eyes out, cry one’s heart out, cry as if one’s heart would break, bawl, howl, snivel, whimper, whine, squall, mewl, bleat.lament, grieve, mourn, keen.Scottish greet.informal boohoo, blub, blubber, turn on the waterworks.British informal grizzle.More items…

What is the opposite word of friend?

confidant, companion: opponent, stranger, foe, antagonist, detractor, enemy.

What is opposite of safe?

incautious, unguarded, insecure, risky, harmful, unthoughtful, unsafe, vulnerable, exposed, dangerous, unprotected, poisonous.

What is the opposite of playing?

We can—and many do—work playfully. And we can—and do—often play in ways as structured and as serious as we work. According to pioneer play researcher Brian Sutton-Smith, the opposite of play is depression.

What is a synonym for playing?

SYNONYMS. amuse oneself, entertain oneself, enjoy oneself, have fun, have a good time, relax, rest, be at leisure, occupy oneself, divert oneself, play games, frolic, frisk, gambol, romp, cavort, caper. informal mess about, mess around. British informal lark, lark about, lark, lark around.

What is another word for include?

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What is the opposite of simple?

Antonym. Simple. Complex, Hard, Cunning, Complicated.

What is an antonym for involve?

Antonyms for involve. exclude, leave (out), miss out.

What is another word for process?

Synonyms forcase.course.development.means.practice.proceeding.system.technique.

Do synonyms in English?

docarry out, undertake, discharge, execute, perpetrate, perform, accomplish, implement, achieve, complete, finish, conclude.bring about, engineer, effect, realize.informal pull off.rare effectuate.

What is the opposite of cry?

Opposite of to shed tears, especially from being emotional. laugh. chortle. chuckle. giggle.

What is the opposite word of smile?

The antonym of ‘smile’ is ‘frown’ or ‘glower’.

What is the verb of playing?

verb. played; playing; plays. Definition of play (Entry 2 of 2) intransitive verb. 1a : to engage in sport or recreation : frolic.

What does frolic mean?

verb (used without object), frol·icked, frol·ick·ing. to gambol merrily; to play in a frisky, light-spirited manner; romp: The children were frolicking in the snow. to have fun; engage in merrymaking; play merry pranks.

What is opposite cheap?

inexpensive: expensive, worthy, valuable, superior, priceless, upper, noble, costly, precious, sophisticated, unreasonable, excellent, dear.

What is the opposite of man?

civilian, animal, critter, brute, beast, BEASTIE, adult female.