Definitions For Ancestor


  • Someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
  • A person who was in someone's family in past times : one of the people from whom a person is descended
  • An animal in the past from which a modern animal developed
  • Something in the past from which something else has developed

Is Ancestor a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Ancestor is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Ancestor in a Sentence

  • My ancestors came to America during the 1800s.
  • Her ancestors were great sea captains.
  • An ancient animal that was the ancestor of the modern horse

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Antonyms for Ancestor

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