Definitions For Center

noun

  • A position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game
  • (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play
  • The position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
  • A building dedicated to a particular activity
  • The piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
  • Mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
  • A cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
  • The object upon which interest and attention focuses
  • The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
  • The sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
  • Politically moderate persons; centrists
  • The middle of a military or naval formation
  • A place where some particular activity is concentrated
  • A point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
  • An area that is approximately central within some larger region
  • (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
  • (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
  • (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
  • The middle point or part of something
  • A person or thing that is causing a lot of interest, argument, etc.
  • The position of a person or thing that is causing a lot of interest, argument, etc.

verb

  • Direct one's attention on something
  • Move into the center
  • Center upon
  • To place (something) in the middle of something
  • To be mainly concerned about or involved with someone or something
  • To cause (something) to be mainly concerned about or involved with something

adjective

  • Equally distant from the extremes

adjective

  • Of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually

Is Center 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

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
10

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

Examples of Center in a Sentence

  • The center of the room
  • The staircase is in the center of the building.
  • They are at the center of a furious debate over whether or not to expand the city's public transportation system.
  • Center the picture on the wall.
  • centered administrative duties under the command of a single person

Synonyms for Center

Antonyms for Center

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