Sinhala Dictionary definitions for ply

ply 🔊 /plajˈ/

ply : වැඩෙහි යෙදෙනවා

ply : ආස්තරණය

ply : තට්ටු

ply : පට

ply : පටය

ply definition

Transitive verb.

  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.

Intransitive verb.

  1. To bend; to yield.
  2. 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.
  3. To work to windward; to beat.


  1. A fold; a plait; a turn or twist, as of a cord.
  2. Bent; turn; direction; bias.