Green vs Overplay - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between green and overplay

is that green is to make (something) green, to turn (something) green while overplay is and to overdo or overact one's effect or role.

As a adjective green

is having green as its color.

As a noun green

is the colour of growing foliage, as well as other plant cells containing chlorophyll; the colour between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum; one of the primary additive colour for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and blue from white light using cyan and yellow filters.

green

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Having green as its color.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The day was cool and snappy for August, and the Rise all green with a lavish nature. Now we plunged into a deep shade with the boughs lacing each other overhead, and crossed dainty, rustic bridges over the cold trout-streams, the boards giving back the clatter of our horses' feet:
  • (label) Of people.
  • # Sickly, unwell.
  • #* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • to look so green and pale
  • # Inexperienced.
  • #* Sir (Walter Scott) (1771-1832)
  • I might be angry with the officious zeal which supposes that its green conceptions can instruct my grey hairs.
  • # or unaware of obvious facts.
  • # Overcome with envy.
  • Environmentally friendly.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-10
  • , author=Audrey Garric, volume=188, issue=22, page=30, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Urban canopies let nature bloom , passage=As towns continue to grow, replanting vegetation has become a form of urban utopia and green roofs are spreading fast. Last year 1m square metres of plant-covered roofing was built in France, as much as in the US, and 10 times more than in Germany, the pioneer in this field.}}
  • (label) Of things.
  • # (cricket) Describing a pitch which, even if there is no visible grass, still contains a significant amount of moisture.
  • # (label) Of bacon or similar smallgoods, unprocessed, raw, unsmoked; not smoked or spiced.“unsmoked bacon used to be called green bacon, though the term is losing currency” Delia Online: Bacon, including gammon
  • # (label) Not fully roasted; half raw.
  • #* (Isaac Watts) (1674-1748)
  • We say the meat is green when half roasted.
  • # Unripe, said of certain fruits that change color when they ripen.
  • # Of freshly cut wood or lumber that has not been dried, containing moisture and therefore relatively more flexible or springy.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (label) High or too high in acidity.
  • Full of life and vigour; fresh and vigorous; new; recent.
  • * (Edmund Burke) (1729-1797)
  • as valid against such an old and beneficent government as againstthe greenest usurpation
  • (Philippines) describing something with a sexual connotation
  • (particle physics) Having a color charge of green.
  • Synonyms

    * raw, unprocessed, unsmoked * tart * See also * See also

    Antonyms

    * (having green as its colour) nongreen, ungreen * processed, smoked, spiced * cloy, sweet

    Derived terms

    (green) * blue-green * * Board of Green Cloth * common green lacewing * engreen * evergreen * go green * the grass is always greener on the other side * greater green leafbird * great green macaw * green accounting * green acres * greenage * green alga * green and pale, green and wan * green apron * green about the gills, green around the gills * green arrow * green ash * green audit * greenback * green-backed firecrown * green bag, green-bag * green baize * green ban * green bass * (Green Bay) * green bean * green-bed * (Greenbelt) * green belt, greenbelt * Green Beret * green bice * green-bind * green bird * green-black * green blights * green-blue * green-bone, greenbone * green-bottle, greenbottle, greenbottle fly * green-book * green box * green brass * green brier, greenbrier * green broom * green bug * green burial * green butter * green card * green-charge * green cheese * green Christmas * green cloth, greencloth * green coat, green-coat * green-cod * green coffer * green con * green copperas * green cormorant * green corn * green crab * green crop * green cross * Green Cross Code * green curtain * green diallage * green dolphin * green dragon * green drake * green drops * green earth * green ebony * greened * green eel * green endive * green energy * greener * Green Erin * greenery * greenery-yallery * green-eyed * green fallow * green fat * greenfeed * green fever * green field, greenfield, green fields * green fillet * greenfinch * green fingers * green-finned * green fire * green-fish * greenflag * green flash * green fluorescent protein * green-fly, greenfly * green frog * green fund * greengage * green gate * green gill * green-gill, green-gilled * green ginger * green gland * green glass * Green Goddess * green gold * green-gold * green-golden * green goods * green goose * green gown * green grasshopper * green-gray, green-grey * green grosbeak * green hand, greenhand * green hastings * green head, greenhead * greenheart * green heron * greenhew * green hide, green-hide, greenhide * greenhorn * greenie * green in earth * greening * green investing * green iodide of mercury * green iron ore * greenish * the Green Island, the Green Isle * Green Jackets * green jaundice * green-jerkin * green jersey * greenkin * green label * green labeling, green labelling * Greenland * green laver * green lead ore * green leaf lettuce * green leech * green leek, green-leek, greek-leek parrot * greenlet * green light * Green Line * greenling * green linnet * Green Linnets * green lizard * green looper * green-louse * greenly * * green mamba * green man * greenman * greenmans * green manure * green marble * greenmarket * green mineral * green monkey * (Green Mountains) * Green Mountain State * green mustard * greenness * green oak * green old age * green onion * green out * green oyster * green paper * Green Party * green party * (Greenpeace) * green-peak, green-peek * green pea * green pepper * green peril * green pigeon * green-plot * green plover * green-pollack * green pound * green racer * green ray * green revolution * green ribbon * (Green River) * Green River Ordinance * green road * green rod * green room, green-room, greenroom * green rose * green rushes * green salad * green salt of Magnus * green-salted * green sand * green-sand, greensand * green sauce, greensauce * green sea * green-seal * green seaweed * greenshank * green-shaving * greenship * greenshoe option * green sickness, green-sickness, greensickness * green-side * green-sleeves * (Greensleeves) * green slip * green sloke * green snake * green snow * green soap * greensome * green-soil * green space * greenspeak * green-staff * greenstick fracture * green stocks * green-stone, greenstone * greenstrip * Green Striper * green-stuff, greenstuff * green swallow * greensward * green syrup * green table * green-tail * greentailing * green tar * green tea * greenth * green thumb * green top * green-tree ant * green turtle * green 'un * green vitriol * greenware * green water * greenwash * greenwashing * green wax, greenwax * green way, greenway * greenweed * green-wellie * green-wing * green-winged * green withe * green with envy * greenwood * green woodpecker * green-wort * greeny * green-yard, greenyard * green-yellow * in green * in the green tree * keep the bones green * lesser green leafbird * little green man * not as green as one is cabbage-looking * red-and-green macaw * sengreen * silgreen, sillgreen * something green in one's eye * still-green * ungreen * verigreen * yellow-green

    References

    Noun

    (wikipedia green) (en noun)
  • The colour of growing foliage, as well as other plant cells containing chlorophyll; the colour between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum; one of the primary additive colour for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and blue from white light using cyan and yellow filters.
  • (politics, sometimes capitalised) A member of a green party; an environmentalist.
  • (golf) A putting green, the part of a golf course near the hole.
  • (bowls) The surface upon which bowls is played.
  • (snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 3 points.
  • (British) a public patch of land in the middle of a settlement.
  • A grassy plain; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage.
  • * Milton
  • o'er the smooth enamelled green
  • (mostly, in plural) Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • In that soft season when descending showers / Call forth the greens , and wake the rising flowers.
  • Any substance or pigment of a green colour.
  • (British, slang, uncountable) marijuana.
  • (US, uncountable) Money.
  • (particle physics) One of the three color charges for quarks.
  • Synonyms

    * (environmentalist) environmentalist, greenbody greenie (Australian) treehugger * (green vegetables) veg (informal) * (putting green) putting green * (surface on which bowls is played) bowling green

    Derived terms

    * advanced green * almond green, almond-green * antigreen * apple green, apple-green * ay-green * Berlin green * Bermuda green, Bermuda-green * bice green * bladder green, bladder-green * bleaching green, bleaching-green * bottle green, bottle-green * bowling green, bowling-green * bronze green, bronze-green * Brunswick green Brunswick-green * cedar green, cedar-green * celandine green, celandine-green * chrome green, chrome-green * crown green * deep green, deep-green * emerald green, emerald-green * fair green * forest green, forest-green * gaudy-green * grape green, grape-green * grass green, grass-green * green-blind * green fee, greens fee * greengrocer * greenhouse * green-keeper, greenkeeper, greenskeeper * greenless * greenside * greensman * greenwash * green with envy * Gretna Green * Guignet's green * Hungary green, Hungary-green * hunter green, hunter's green * in the green * Jack-in-the-green * jade green, jade-green * jungle green, jungle-green * kelly green, kelly-green * Kendal green * Kensal Green * leek green, leek-green * lettuce green, lettuce-green * light green, light-green * lime green, lime-green * Lincoln green * little green man * long green * Marina green, Marina-green * mineral green, mineral-green * mitis green * Monastral Green * mondegreen * moss green, moss-green * mountain green, mountain-green * Nile green, Nile-green * olive green, olive-green * on the green * overgreen * Paris green * parrot green, parrot-green * pea green, pea-green * pistachio green, pistachio-green * Prussian green, Prussian-green * putting green, putting-green * red-green colorblindness, red-green colour blindness * regreen * RGB * rifle-green * rub of the green, rub on the green * Russian green, Russian-green * sage-green * sap-green * Saxon green, Saxon-green * Scheele's green * schweinfurt green * sea green, sea-green * see any green in one's eye * Spanish green, Spanish-green * spring green * town green * turquoise green, turquoise-green * Veronese green, Veronese-green * Vienna green * village green * vine-leaf green, vine-leaf-green

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make (something) green, to turn (something) green.
  • * Thomson
  • Great spring before greened all the year.
  • To become or grow green in colour.
  • (Tennyson)
    By greening slope and singing flood. — Whittier.
  • To add greenspaces to (a town).
  • To become environmentally aware.
  • To make (something) environmentally friendly.
  • Synonyms

    * engreen

    Derived terms

    * greenable * greening

    See also

    * biliverdin * chlorophyll * paloverde * salad days * salsa verde * secondary colour * terre verte * thallium * thallus * verdant * verdigris * verdin * verditer * verdure * verjuice * vert * vireo * virescent * virid * viridescent *

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    overplay

    English

    Verb

  • and To overdo or overact one's effect or role.
  • When Chris overacted''' his part again, the director warned that anyone ' overplaying would be barred from the next production
  • To present something in a manner more dramatic than necessary.
  • Although the play was wonderful, Joshua overplayed his role as the Beast.
  • To overestimate one's strength in a game or event, which ultimately may end in a defeat.
  • Jack won the last match of blackjack; Theo overplayed .
  • (golf) To accidentally hit (one's golf ball) beyond "the green".
  • The first few shots went wonderfully, but Robin overplayed the last and lost.