To produce a short high tone as an alert or a warning.
1. To sing in descant.
2. To talk at great length about something of one's interest.
Variant of descant.
1. To engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion; SYN. recreate.
2. To play games, play sports
3. To be at play; be engaged in playful activity; typical of children
4. To be performed
5. Said of melodies; SYN. interpret, render.
6. To perform music on (a musical instrument); SYN. play on.
7. To perform on a certain location:
8. To engage in an activity as if it were a game:
9. To play (music) on an instrument
10. To pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity
11. To use to one's advantage
12. To put (a card or piece) into play during a game:
13. To cause to be played, with musical recordings:; SYN. run.
14. To cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space, as of machinery.
15. To behave in a certain way
16. To be received or accepted
17. To bet or wager (money)
18. To move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly
19. To exhaust (a hooked fish) by allowing it to pull on the line.
20. To act in a specified way
21. To discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream:
ETYM Old Eng. sounen, sownen, Old Fren. soner, suner, French sonner, from Latin sonare. Related to Sound a noise.
1. To make a certain noise or sound; SYN. go.
2. To give off a certain sound or sounds.
3. To cause to sound.
4. To announce by means of a sound.
5. To appear in a certain way.