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English verb: disport

1. disport (social) occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion


SamplesThe play amused the ladies.


ExamplesThe performance is likely to disport Sue


Synonymsamuse, divert


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)entertain

2. disport (motion) play boisterously


SamplesThe children frolicked in the garden.
The gamboling lambs in the meadows.
The toddlers romped in the playroom.


Synonymscavort, frisk, frolic, gambol, lark, lark about, rollick, romp, run around, skylark, sport


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)play









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