Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!



Noun ply has 2 senses
  1. ply - one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination; "three-ply cord"; "four-ply yarn"
    --1 is a kind of
  2. ply - (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood
    --2 is a kind of
    layer, bed
Verb ply has 5 senses
  1. provide, supply, ply, cater - provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
    --1 is one way to give
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
    => Somebody ----s somebody with something
  2. ply - apply oneself diligently; "Ply one's trade"
    --2 is one way to
    do, perform
    Derived forms: noun plier1, noun plyer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. ply, run - travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast"
    --3 is one way to travel, trip, jaunt
    Derived form: noun plier1
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. ply - wield vigorously; "ply an axe"
    --4 is one way to
    wield, handle
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. ply - use diligently; "ply your wits!"
    --5 is one way to
    use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
plutter pluvial pluvialis pluvianus pluvianus aegyptius pluviometer pluviose pluvious ply ply road ply wheel ply wood plyboard plyer plyers plying plymouth

Sponsored (shop thru our affiliate link to help maintain this site):

Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus