v. trans.
Act a part: P. ὑποκρίνεσθαι.
Play Antigone: P. Ἀντιγόνην ὑποκρίνεσθαι.
Play (a piece): P. ὑποκρίνεσθαι, ἀγωνίζεσθαι (Dem. 418 and 449).
Play the second part: Ar. δευτεριάζειν.
Play third rate parts: P. τριταγωνιστεῖν.
met., play the coward: P. and V. κακίζεσθαι, ψιλοψυχεῖν, P. μαλακίζεσθαι, ἀποδειλιᾶν.
Play the man: P. ἀνδραγαθίζεσθαι.
Play a mean part: P. and V. κακνεσθαι.
Play a part, pretend: Ar. and P. προσποιεῖσθαι.
Play a game: Ar. and P. παιδιὰν παίζειν.
Play a double game, met.: P. ἐπαμφοτερίζειν.
Play the harp: Ar. and P. κιθαρίζειν.
Play the pipe: P. and V. αὐλεῖν.
Play pipe to: Ar. προσαυλεῖν (Eccl. 892).
V. intrans. Play (as children): P. and V. παίζειν V. θρειν (also Plat. but rare P.).
Act in jest: P. and V. παίζειν.
Play an instrument: Ar. and P. ψάλλειν.
The flute girl played: Ar. αὐλητρὶς ἐνεφύσησε (Vesp. 1219).
Gamble: Ar. and P. κυβεύειν.
Play at: P. παίζειν (dat.).
Play at dice: P. ἀστραγάλοις παίζειν (Plat., Alci. I. 110B).
Play into—not thinking they were playing into the hands of Agoratus: P. οὐκ οἰόμενοι Ἀγοράτῳ συμπράσσειν ( Lys. 138).
Play off—play off the Greeks one against another: P. αὐτοὺς περὶ ἑαυτοὺς τοὺς Ἕλληνας κατατρῖψαι (Thuc. 8, 46).
Play on (play on words, etc.): P. κομψεύεσθαι (acc.), V. κομψεύειν (acc.); see also play upon.
Play upon, turn to account: P. and V. χρῆσθαι (dat.).
Play with, mock: P. and V. παίζειν πρός (acc.), P. προσπαίζειν (dat.).
V. intrans. Move about: P. and V. αἰωρεῖσθαι; see Move, Hover.
P. and V. παιδιά, ἡ.
Speak in play: P. and V. παίζων εἰπεῖν.
Piece for acting: Ar. and P. δρᾶμα, τό.
Give play to, exercise: Ar. and P. μελετᾶν, P. and V. γυμνάζειν. Use, put into operation: P. and V. χρῆσθαι (dat.).
Make a display of: P. and V. ἐνδείκνυσθαι.
Call into play: P. and V. κινεῖν, ἐγείρειν; see {{U}}Evoke.
Fair play: P. ἐπιείκεια, ἡ.

Woodhouse English-Greek dictionary. A vocabulary of the Attic language. 2014.

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