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Definition of Ply


  1. To bend.
  2. To lay on closely, or in folds; to work upon steadily, or with repeated acts; to press upon; to urge importunately; as, to ply one with questions, with solicitations, or with drink.
  3. To employ diligently; to use steadily.
  4. To practice or perform with diligence; to work at.
  5. To bend; to yield.
  6. To act, go, or work diligently and steadily; especially, to do something by repeated actions; to go back and forth; as, a steamer plies between certain ports.
  7. To work to windward; to beat.
  8. A fold; a plait; a turn or twist, as of a cord.
  9. Bent; turn; direction; bias.

Ply Translations

ply in German is hantieren
ply in Swedish is lager, bearbeta, veck