in/into play

Definition of in/into play

sports, of a ball
:in or into the area where players must stay
  • She tried to keep the ball in play, but it bounced out of bounds.
  • He put the ball back into play with a throw-in.

Word by Word Definitions

play play
  1. : swordplay

  2. : game, sport

  3. : the conduct, course, or action of a game

  1. : to engage in sport or recreation : frolic

  2. : to have sexual relations

  3. : to move aimlessly about : trifle


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