Definitions For Elective


  • A course that the student can select from among alternatives


  • Subject to popular election


  • Not compulsory


  • A class that is not required in a particular course of study

Is Elective 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 Elective is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Elective in a Sentence

  • He's never held an elective office.
  • Plastic surgery is elective surgery.
  • She took three elective courses last term.
  • She's taking several electives this year.

Synonyms for Elective

Antonyms for Elective

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