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Definition 1: the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for replay in the sense of this definition

(replay is a kind of ...) the act of doing or performing again

(replay belongs to category ...) broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects

"she is a star of screen and video" "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done"

Definition 2: something (especially a game) that is played again - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for replay in the sense of this definition

(replay is a kind of ...) an event that repeats

"the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"

(replay belongs to category ...) a contest with rules to determine a winner

"you need four people to play this game"

Definition 3: play again - [verb of competition]

Samples where replay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We replayed the game
  • replay a point

(replay is a kind of ...) participate in games or sport

"We played hockey all afternoon" "play cards" "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

Definition 4: repeat a game against the same opponent - [verb of competition]

Samples where replay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Princeton replayed Harvard

(replay is a kind of ...) contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle

"Princeton plays Yale this weekend" "Charlie likes to play Mary"

Definition 5: play (a melody) again - [verb of creation]

(replay is a kind of ...) replay (as a melody)

"Play it again, Sam" "She played the third movement very beautifully"

Definition 6: reproduce (a recording) on a recorder - [verb of creation]

Samples where replay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The lawyers played back the conversation to show that their client was innocent

Synonyms for replay in the sense of this definition

(replay is a kind of ...) make a copy or equivalent of

"reproduce the painting"

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