Synonyms for power play

Synonyms for (noun) power play

Synonyms: power play

Definition: (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties

Usage: the team was unable to capitalize on the power play

Similar words: play

Definition: a preset plan of action in team sports

Usage: the coach drew up the plays for her team

Synonyms: power play

Definition: a play in which there is a concentration of players in one location on the field of play

Usage: they used a power play to return the kickoff

Similar words: football play

Definition: (American football) a play by the offensive team

Synonyms: squeeze, squeeze play, power play

Definition: an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

Usage: she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt

Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try

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