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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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