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    ply - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ply

    Definition
    (noun) one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination
    Example Sentence
    • three-ply cord
    • four-ply yarn
    Definition
    (noun) (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood Definition
    (verb) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    Synonyms : cater , provide , supply
    Example Sentence
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests
    Definition
    (verb) apply oneself diligently
    Example Sentence
    • Ply one's trade
    Definition
    (verb) travel a route regularly
    Synonyms : run
    Example Sentence
    • Ships ply the waters near the coast
    Definition
    (verb) join together as by twisting, weaving, or molding
    Example Sentence
    • ply fabric
    Definition
    (verb) wield vigorously
    Example Sentence
    • ply an axe
    Definition
    (verb) use diligently
    Example Sentence
    • ply your wits!
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