Definitions For Federal


  • Any federal law-enforcement officer
  • A member of the Union Army during the American Civil War


  • National; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
  • Being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War


  • Characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities
  • Of or relating to the central government of a federation

Is Federal 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 Federal is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Federal in a Sentence

  • We pay federal, state, and local taxes.
  • The ruling was overturned by a federal appeals court.
  • Furniture made in the Federal style

Synonyms for Federal

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