What is the Meaning of the Word Play?
The word play has many meanings due to the fact that it can be used as a noun where in that context it would refer to a dramatic composition, story or performance, a pun, the action or conduct of a game, an enterprise or venture, activity etc. It can also be used as verb, where in that context it would refer to; performing, to act, to engage, to function, to cause on an instrument etc. In the case that the verb without an object it simply means to amuse oneself, to perform on an instrument etc. Therefore, the word play can be used in many context and has many different meanings, however, all bring out a sort of amusement which one can view, feel or act. The word play is very interactive due to the fact that it includes activities that are once again associated with amusement and/or pleasure. It can also include voluntary or intrinsically motivated activities. All in all the word play must have some sort of imaginary interpersonal and intrapersonal interactions.
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