Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 8 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 8 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 10 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is points a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, points is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 8 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 8 points.

  • Is points a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, points is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 10 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: a contact in the distributor;
examples: as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
synonyms: {distributor_point}; {breaker_point}
2.
meaning: a wall socket ;
synonyms: {power_point}
3.
meaning: the gun muzzle's direction;
examples: he held me up at the point of a gun
synonyms: {gunpoint}
4.
meaning: a distinguishing or individuating characteristic;
examples: he knows my bad points as well as my good points
5.
meaning: the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip ;
synonyms: {pointedness}
6.
meaning: the dot at the left of a decimal fraction ;
synonyms: {decimal_point}; {percentage_point}
7.
meaning: a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer;
examples: the point of the arrow was due north
synonyms: {head}
8.
meaning: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations;
examples: in England they call a period a stop
synonyms: {period}; {full_stop}; {stop}; {full_point}
9.
meaning: one percent of the total principal of a loan;
examples: it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan
10.
meaning: a linear unit used to measure the size of type;
examples: approximately 1/72 inch
11.
meaning: any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass;
examples: he checked the point on his compass
synonyms: {compass_point}
12.
meaning: sharp end;
examples: he stuck the point of the knife into a tree; he broke the point of his pencil
13.
meaning: an outstanding characteristic;
examples: his acting was one of the high points of the movie
synonyms: {spot}
14.
meaning: a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect ;
15.
meaning: a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list;
examples: he noticed an item in the New York Times; she had several items on her shopping list; the main point on the agenda was taken up first
synonyms: {item}
16.
meaning: a promontory extending out into a large body of water;
examples: they sailed south around the point
17.
meaning: the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest;
examples: he scored 20 points in the first half; a touchdown counts 6 points
18.
meaning: a very small circular shape;
examples: a row of points; draw lines between the dots
synonyms: {dot}
19.
meaning: a V shape;
examples: the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points
synonyms: {tip}; {peak}
20.
meaning: the object of an activity;
examples: what is the point of discussing it?
21.
meaning: an instant of time;
examples: at that point I had to leave
synonyms: {point_in_time}
22.
meaning: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process;
examples: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?
synonyms: {degree}; {level}; {stage}
23.
meaning: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole;
examples: several of the details are similar; a point of information
synonyms: {detail}; {item}
24.
meaning: a brief version of the essential meaning of something;
examples: get to the point; he missed the point of the joke; life has lost its point
25.
meaning: the precise location of something;
examples: a spatially limited location; she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street
26.
meaning: a geometric element that has position but no extension;
examples: a point is defined by its coordinates
Verb
1.
meaning: repair the joints of bricks;
examples: point a chimney
synonyms: {repoint}
2.
meaning: give a point to;
examples: The candles are tapered
synonyms: {sharpen}; {taper}
3.
meaning: indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle;
examples: the dog pointed the dead duck
4.
meaning: intend (something) to move towards a certain goal;
examples: He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face; criticism directed at her superior; direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself
synonyms: {target}; {aim}; {place}; {direct}
5.
meaning: be positionable in a specified manner;
examples: The gun points with ease
6.
meaning: mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes ;
7.
meaning: mark with diacritics;
examples: point the letter
8.
meaning: mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics ;
9.
meaning: sail close to the wind ;
synonyms: {luff}
10.
meaning: be a signal for or a symptom of;
examples: These symptoms indicate a serious illness; Her behavior points to a severe neurosis; The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
synonyms: {bespeak}; {betoken}; {indicate}; {signal}
11.
meaning: direct the course;
examples: determine the direction of travelling
synonyms: {steer}; {maneuver}; {manoeuver}; {manoeuvre}; {direct}; {head}; {guide}; {channelize}; {channelise}
12.
meaning: direct into a position for use;
examples: point a gun; He charged his weapon at me
synonyms: {charge}; {level}
13.
meaning: be oriented;
examples: The weather vane points North; the dancers toes pointed outward
synonyms: {orient}
14.
meaning: indicate a place, direction, person, or thing;
examples: either spatially or figuratively; I showed the customer the glove section; He pointed to the empty parking space; he indicated his opponents
synonyms: {indicate}; {designate}; {show}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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