Definitions For Castle


  • Interchanging the positions of the king and a rook
  • A large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
  • (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
  • A large and stately mansion
  • A large building usually with high, thick walls and towers that was built in the past to protect against attack
  • A large expensive house
  • A piece in the game of chess that looks like a castle tower


  • Move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king

Is Castle a Scrabble Word?

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

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Castle is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Castle in a Sentence

  • Millionaires built their castles along the lake.
  • The implacable attackers placed the castle under a prolonged siege

Synonyms for Castle

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