Readings & Meanings:
play, hang out
Yesterday I played with the children.
I went on a date (with a girl) to an amusement park.
Playing with fire is dangerous. (this sentence could be found on a fireworks package as well as in a Japanese version of Cosmo)
http://www.jlptstudy.com/2/index.html and http://www.thejapanesepage.com/kanji/kanji/a.htm