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Difference between play and game

Play and game as nouns

A play is a piece of dramatic literature, written for the theatre, radio or television.

  • ‘King Lear’ is my favorite among the plays written by Shakespeare.
  • She writes plays for television.

A game is an activity of some sort. Examples are: chess, tennis or football.

Play as a verb

We play games or musical instruments.

  • Who is playing the piano?
  • Would you like to play tennis with me?

People act in plays or films.

Play can mean act before the name of a character in a play or film.

  • Who plays Rose in the film ‘Titanic’?
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