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
: game, sport
: the conduct, course, or action of a game
: to engage in sport or recreation : frolic
: to have sexual relations
: to move aimlessly about : trifle
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