Definitions For Device


  • An inclination or desire; used in the plural in the phrase left to your own devices'
  • Any clever maneuver
  • An instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
  • An emblematic design (especially in heraldry)
  • Any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)
  • Something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect
  • An object, machine, or piece of equipment that has been made for some special purpose
  • A weapon that explodes
  • Something that is done in order to achieve a particular effect

Is Devices 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 Device is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Device in a Sentence

  • The store sells TVs, VCRs, and other electronic devices.
  • Agreeing to dismantle all nuclear devices
  • A useful mnemonic device for remembering the names of the planets

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