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synonyms for ply

  • dispense
  • employ
  • exercise
  • exert
  • follow
  • function
  • handle
  • maneuver
  • manipulate
  • practice
  • pursue
  • swing
  • throw
  • utilize
  • wield
  • carry on
  • put out
See also synonyms for: plies / plying
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antonyms for ply

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  • disregard
  • ignore
  • leave alone
  • misuse
  • neglect
  • receive
  • shun
  • stop
  • be lazy
  • idle
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How to use ply in a sentence

Another aspect of Build Bronzeville is a neighborhood marketplace called Boxville, consisting of colorful, repurposed shipping containers where small businesses can ply their wares.
A COMMUNITY RENAISSANCE ON CHICAGO’S SOUTH SIDEKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
They do this by associating the thread count to the ply of the sheet.
BEST SHEETS: CHOOSE THE RIGHT BED LINENS FOR A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEPCARSEN JOENKDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Often this is because the material itself is not strong enough to be suitable for single-ply construction.
BEST SHEETS: CHOOSE THE RIGHT BED LINENS FOR A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEPCARSEN JOENKDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They home in on upcoming changes to Apple’s iOS 14 operating system that will curb the ability of companies like Facebook to gather data about users and ply them with targeted advertising.
FACEBOOK ATTACKS APPLE’S CHANGES TO IOS 14VERNE KOPYTOFFDECEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
She plied him with all the flavors of Gatorade, Smartwater and Ensure she could find, but he drank very little.
A RURAL S.D. COMMUNITY IGNORED THE VIRUS FOR MONTHS. THEN PEOPLE STARTED DYING.ANNIE GOWENDECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Made in France, this set uses tri-ply stainless steel with an aluminum core to allow for heat to be evenly distributed.
THE BEST COOKWARE SETS FOR EVERY ASPIRING CHEFPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
But the Czar's mind had early taken a strange ply which it retained to the last.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
I am very well entered into the business and esteem of the office, and do ply it close, and find benefit by it.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Electric tramways and omnibuses serve all parts of the city, and numerous ferries ply across the river.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Thus the principal means of communication are the steamers which ply along the coast.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PLY

  • bridge
  • cruise
  • cut across
  • extend over
  • ford
  • go across
  • meet
  • move across
  • navigate
  • overpass
  • pass over
  • ply
  • sail
  • span
  • transverse
  • voyage
  • zigzag
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION