Verb: ply plI
Noun: ply plI
- Give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
- provide, supply, cater
- Apply oneself diligently
"Ply one's trade"
- Travel a route regularly
"Ships ply the waters near the coast";
- Join together as by twisting, weaving, or moulding
- Wield vigorously
"ply an axe"
- Use diligently
"ply your wits!"
- One of the strands twisted together to make yarn, rope or thread; often used in combination
"three-ply cord"; "four-ply yarn"
- (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth, paper or wood as in plywood
Derived forms: plies, plied, plying
Type of: apply, bed, bring together, do, employ, give, handle, jaunt, join, layer, manage, perform, strand, travel, trip, use, utilise [Brit], utilize, wield