Definitions For Early


  • At or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
  • Being or occurring at an early stage of development
  • Of an early stage in the development of a language or literature


  • Very young
  • Belonging to the distant past
  • Expected in the near future


  • Before the usual time or the time expected
  • In good time
  • During an early stage


  • At or near the beginning of a period of time or a process, activity, series, etc.
  • Before the usual or expected time

Is Early 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 Early is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Early in a Sentence

  • Early in his career he moved to the city.
  • A word first recorded early in the 17th century
  • They were trailing by a touchdown early in the fourth quarter.
  • The early symptoms of the disease
  • The early part of the book is better than the later part.
  • We had an early spring this year.

Synonyms for Early

Antonyms for Early

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