Is CONTRIVE a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'contrive'


  1. CONTRIVE, come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
  2. CONTRIVE, put or send forth
  3. CONTRIVE, make or work out a plan for; devise
  4. CONTRIVE, to form or think of (a plan, method, etc.)
  5. CONTRIVE, to form or make (something) in a skillful or clever way
  6. CONTRIVE, to make (something) happen in a clever way or with difficulty

Synonyms for 'contrive'

The word CONTRIVE is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'contrive' in a sentence

  1. The prisoners contrived a way to escape.
  2. He contrived a meeting with the president.

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