Synonyms of power play


1. power play, squeeze play, squeeze, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

usage: an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power; "she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away"

2. power play, football play

usage: a play in which there is a concentration of players in one location on the field of play; "they used a power play to return the kickoff"

3. power play, play

usage: (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties; "the team was unable to capitalize on the power play"

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