Definitions For Minute


  • Distance measured by the time taken to cover it
  • A short note
  • A unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree
  • A unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
  • A particular point in time
  • An indefinitely short time
  • A unit of time equal to 60 seconds : one 60th of an hour
  • A brief period of time
  • The distance that can be traveled in a minute


  • Characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination
  • Infinitely or immeasurably small


  • Very small
  • Very complete and precise

Is Minute 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 Minute is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Minute in a Sentence

  • Bake the cake for 25–30 minutes.
  • We waited for several minutes, but no one came to the door.
  • I saw him a minute ago.
  • There were minute particles of dust in the air.
  • The test detected minute amounts of contamination.
  • The equipment is able to detect the minutest errors.

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