Definitions For Desert


  • (usually plural) a person's deservingness of or entitlement to reward or punishment
  • Arid land with little or no vegetation
  • To go away from (a place) : to leave (a place)
  • To leave and stop helping or supporting (someone or something)
  • To no longer be with (someone) in a time of need


  • Leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
  • Leave behind
  • Desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

Is Desert 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 Desert is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Desert in a Sentence

  • The inhabitants had deserted the town.
  • She had been married for just over a year when her husband deserted her.
  • He was deserted by his friends and family.

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Antonyms for Desert

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