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Detailed Translations for play down from English to French

play down:

to play down verb (plays down, played down, playing down)

  1. to play down (trivialize; gloss over; smooth over; trivialise)
    pallier; minimiser; excuser
    • pallier verb (pallie, pallies, pallions, palliez, )
    • minimiser verb (minimise, minimises, minimisons, minimisez, )
    • excuser verb (excuse, excuses, excusons, excusez, )
  2. to play down (trivialise; trivialize)
    minimiser; minorer
    • minimiser verb (minimise, minimises, minimisons, minimisez, )
    • minorer verb

Conjugations for play down:

  1. play down
  2. play down
  3. plays down
  4. play down
  5. play down
  6. play down
simple past
  1. played down
  2. played down
  3. played down
  4. played down
  5. played down
  6. played down
present perfect
  1. have played down
  2. have played down
  3. has played down
  4. have played down
  5. have played down
  6. have played down
past continuous
  1. was playing down
  2. were playing down
  3. was playing down
  4. were playing down
  5. were playing down
  6. were playing down
  1. shall play down
  2. will play down
  3. will play down
  4. shall play down
  5. will play down
  6. will play down
continuous present
  1. am playing down
  2. are playing down
  3. is playing down
  4. are playing down
  5. are playing down
  6. are playing down
  1. be played down
  2. be played down
  3. be played down
  4. be played down
  5. be played down
  6. be played down
  1. play down!
  2. let's play down!
  3. played down
  4. playing down
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for play down:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
excuser gloss over; play down; smooth over; trivialise; trivialize answer for; excuse; explain away; extenuate; forgive; give away; justify; misdeal; palliate; pardon; smooth over
minimiser gloss over; play down; smooth over; trivialise; trivialize crop; decrease; diminish; minimise; minimize; reduce; scale down; shorten; shrink; trim
minorer play down; trivialise; trivialize
pallier gloss over; play down; smooth over; trivialise; trivialize camouflage; disguise; dissemble; veil
- background; downplay

Synonyms for "play down":

Antonyms for "play down":

Related Definitions for "play down":

  1. understate the importance or quality of1

Related Translations for play down