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Meaning of PLAY OUT

Pronunciation:  pleyawt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  become spent or exhausted; "The champion's strength played out fast"
  2. [v]  play (a game) to a finish; "We have got to play this game out, even thought it is clear that we have last"
  3. [v]  perform or be performed to the end; "How will the election drama be played out?"
  4. [v]  deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"
 
 Synonyms: exhaust, run down, sap, tire
 
 See Also: change, consume, deplete, eat, eat up, perform, play, run through, use up, wipe out

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: blow, break down, burn out, collapse, crack up, droop, drop, faint, fatigue, flag, gasp, get tired, give out, grow weary, jade, pant, peter out, poop out, puff, puff and blow, run down, run out, sink, succumb, tire, weary, wheeze, wilt
 

 

 

 

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