Is DEVOLVE a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'devolve'


  1. DEVOLVE, grow worse
  2. DEVOLVE, be inherited by
  3. DEVOLVE, pass on or delegate to another
  4. DEVOLVE, to gradually go from an advanced state to a less advanced state
  5. DEVOLVE, to pass (responsibility, power, etc.) from one person or group to another person or group at a lower level of authority
  6. DEVOLVE, to be given to someone after the owner has died

Synonyms for 'devolve'

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The word DEVOLVE is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'devolve' in a sentence

  1. She cynically asserts that our species is devolving.
  2. Somehow the debate devolved into a petty competition to see who could get more applause.
  3. Community leaders hope that the new government will devolve more power to the community itself.

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