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Meaning of PLAY OFF

Pronunciation:  pleyof

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other"
 
 Synonyms: match, oppose, pit
 
 See Also: confront, face

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bout, contest, decathlon, double-header, doubles, event, foursome, game, games of chance, go, match, meet, pentathlon, play, race, runoff, singles, sport, threesome, twosome
 

 

 

 

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