Definitions For Pivot


  • The act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot
  • Axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
  • The person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
  • A pin or shaft on which a mechanical part turns
  • The action of turning around a point : the action of pivoting
  • A person or thing that is central or important to someone or something else


  • Turn on a pivot
  • To turn on or around a central point

Is Pivot a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Pivot is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pivot in a Sentence

  • An issue that is the real pivot of the controversy
  • The dancers pivoted on their toes and changed direction.
  • The door hinge pivots around the pin.
  • The quarterback pivoted and threw the ball to the running back.

Synonyms for Pivot

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