Examples of play out in a Sentence
we've finally played out the leftovers from that huge holiday meal
Recent Examples of play out from the Web
Michael Hiltzik | Los Angeles Times The U.S. economy was the feel-good story of 2017 — the pace of real economic growth rising strongly and the stock market playing out a euphoric high.
Some theatricality that came into play as a brief love triangle drama played out.
Complaints about the president’s political operation and the Republican National Committee boiled over, playing out in front of the president as an inner-circle drama.
The cast may be delightful and the musical sequences shine, but after three go-rounds, the premise is played out.
Source: Analysys International How this plays out, investors say, is likely to reshape the landscape of China’s business world and affect the lives of Chinese and the destinies of smaller companies.
Several coaches, as well as one of Durkin’s former players who’s in the NFL, watched the kicking competition play out and came to the same conclusion.
The challengers have so far been successful in blocking the President's policy from going into effect while the lawsuit plays out in court.
And high above the court as the game played out, in Suite 4, 10 members of the 1985-86 team, Auriemma's first, held their own celebration, waiting to parade onto the court to surprise their coach afterward.
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First Known Use of play out
play out Synonyms
Synonymsabsorb, burn, consume, devour, drain, draw down, exhaust, expend, deplete, spend, use up
Related Wordsabate, decrease, de-escalate, diminish, downsize, dwindle, lessen, lower, reduce; eat, use; bankrupt, clean (out), impoverish; cripple, debilitate, disable, enfeeble, sap, undermine, weaken; dry up, empty; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), guzzle, lavish, misspend, run through, squander, throw away, waste
Near Antonymsaugment, enlarge, increase; bolster, enforce, fortify, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; rebuild, repair, restore, revive; conserve, preserve, save
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