Definitions For Persecute


  • Cause to suffer
  • To treat (someone) cruelly or unfairly especially because of race or religious or political beliefs
  • To constantly annoy or bother (someone)

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

Examples of Persecute in a Sentence

  • The country's leaders relentlessly persecuted those who fought against the regime.
  • They were persecuted for their beliefs.

Synonyms for Persecute

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