Definitions For Passive


  • The voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb


  • Lacking in energy or will
  • Expressing that the subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb


  • Peacefully resistant in response to injustice

Is Passive 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 Passive is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Passive in a Sentence

  • “Hits” in “She hits the ball” is active, while “hit” in “The ball was hit” is passive.
  • In “He was hit by the ball,” “hit” is a passive verb.

Synonyms for Passive

Antonyms for Passive

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