endplay


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end·play

 (ĕnd′plā′)
n.
A play in bridge that forces an opponent to lead and results in the opponents' losing one or more tricks that they would have won had they not been leading.

endplay

(ˈɛndˌpleɪ) bridge
n
(Bridge) a way of playing the last few tricks in a hand so that an opponent is forced to make a particular lead
vb (tr)
(Bridge) to force (an opponent) to make a particular lead near the end of a hand: declarer endplayed West for the jack of spades.

endplay


Past participle: endplayed
Gerund: endplaying

Imperative
endplay
endplay
Present
I endplay
you endplay
he/she/it endplays
we endplay
you endplay
they endplay
Preterite
I endplayed
you endplayed
he/she/it endplayed
we endplayed
you endplayed
they endplayed
Present Continuous
I am endplaying
you are endplaying
he/she/it is endplaying
we are endplaying
you are endplaying
they are endplaying
Present Perfect
I have endplayed
you have endplayed
he/she/it has endplayed
we have endplayed
you have endplayed
they have endplayed
Past Continuous
I was endplaying
you were endplaying
he/she/it was endplaying
we were endplaying
you were endplaying
they were endplaying
Past Perfect
I had endplayed
you had endplayed
he/she/it had endplayed
we had endplayed
you had endplayed
they had endplayed
Future
I will endplay
you will endplay
he/she/it will endplay
we will endplay
you will endplay
they will endplay
Future Perfect
I will have endplayed
you will have endplayed
he/she/it will have endplayed
we will have endplayed
you will have endplayed
they will have endplayed
Future Continuous
I will be endplaying
you will be endplaying
he/she/it will be endplaying
we will be endplaying
you will be endplaying
they will be endplaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been endplaying
you have been endplaying
he/she/it has been endplaying
we have been endplaying
you have been endplaying
they have been endplaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been endplaying
you will have been endplaying
he/she/it will have been endplaying
we will have been endplaying
you will have been endplaying
they will have been endplaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been endplaying
you had been endplaying
he/she/it had been endplaying
we had been endplaying
you had been endplaying
they had been endplaying
Conditional
I would endplay
you would endplay
he/she/it would endplay
we would endplay
you would endplay
they would endplay
Past Conditional
I would have endplayed
you would have endplayed
he/she/it would have endplayed
we would have endplayed
you would have endplayed
they would have endplayed
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