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Definition of Played

  • (of games) engaged in

How to use played in a sentence. Played pronunciation.

At night, by the camp-fire, we played euchre and seven-up to strengthen the mind-and played them with cards so greasy and defaced that only a whole summer's acquaintance with them could enable the student to tell the ace of clubs from the jack of diamonds.
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Walking lightly over the turf, she noticed the chalk marks significant of golf, and wondered how the game was played.
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But it is a work of great power; it sings the requiem of lost youth, a minor melody often played by Turgenev; it gives us a curious picture of an Italian family living in Germany, and it contains the portrait of an absolutely devilish but unforgettable woman.
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He had the first movement played again, and after the last note of the sonata he went out quietly without saying, as usual, good night to his family and guests.
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Gorki's notes are always the most thrilling when played below the range of the conventional instrument of style.
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Next him was the King of Wurtemberg with his enormous stomach, which forced him to sit some distance from the table; and the King of Naples, in so magnificent a costume that it might almost be considered extravagant, covered with crosses and stars, who played with his fork, without eating or drinking.
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My cousin was in ecstasy, and thought himself at least a foot taller from being in the midst of this gilded multitude, and consequently paid no attention to the play, being much more interested in the interior of the hall; and when we left the theater could not tell me what piece had been played.
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Musicians concealed on board played melodious airs; and this harmony, at once gentle and mysterious, which seemed to spring from the bosom of the waves, added still more to the magic of the picture and the charms of the illusion.
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Through a great deal of this matter Beatrice followed her, and read much besides in which Ada took no interest; she studied a daily newspaper, with special note of law suits, police intelligence, wills, bankruptcies, and any concern, great or small, wherein money played a part.
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Nancy played with a dandelion she had plucked, and gave sign neither of assent nor disagreement.
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Nancy had no wish to exert herself, for the weather was hot; after her morning bathe with Jessica, she found amusement enough in watching the people-most of whom were here simply to look at each other, or in listening to the band, which played selections from Sullivan varied with dance music, or in reading a novel from the book-lender's,- that is to say, gazing idly at the page, and letting such significance as it possessed float upon her thoughts.
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Horace had all her faults by heart, and no longer tried to think that he respected her, or that, if he married such a girl, his life could possibly be a happy one; but she still played upon his passions, and at her beck he followed like a dog.
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In the game of chess that followed he played idly, with absent thoughts.
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I have played a contemptible part in this story; don't refuse to help me now that I am ready to behave more like a man.
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If, after you have played, cries of "hog" or "wobbler" arise, remember that you are engaged in a sport and not in politics and that there is nothing really offensive in the terms.
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Before the green railings of one of these a gentleman played hoop with a very young, blond-haired child.
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But if it were true that the human herd was but the product of material forces in nature, producing, haphazard, strong beings and weak ones-lambs and lions-he had played only the lion's part in destroying his companion.
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They sat on his knees like children, played gently with his moustache, and arranged in the latest style the military knot of his cravat.
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The treachery was revealed to him by a rival, who played on this occasion the infamous role of Iago.
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He played the violin with priestly dignity.
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Examples of Played

Example #1
Sometimes, on lazy afternoons, we lolled on the sand in camp, and smoked pipes and read some old well-worn novels.
Example #2
By official measurement the lake in its centre is one thousand five hundred and twenty-five feet deep!
Example #3
Her thoughts were more at rest; she had made her plan for the evening; all that had to be done was to kill time for another hour or so.
Example #4
Without difficulty she obtained her cup of tea, loitered over it as long as possible, strayed yet awhile about the Downs, and towards half-past six made for the railway station.
Example #5
We have a sincere and highly interesting analysis of the Russian, the German, and the Italian temperament; not shown in their respective political prejudices, but in the very heart of their emotional life.
Example #6
For this very reason the book attracted little attention in Russia, and is usually dismissed in one sentence by the critics.