Definitions For Plate


  • A dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
  • (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
  • Dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten
  • A metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
  • A sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
  • A shallow receptacle for collection in church
  • Structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage
  • A full-page illustration (usually on slick paper)
  • A flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded
  • The positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube
  • Any flat platelike body structure or part
  • A main course served on a plate
  • The thin under portion of the forequarter
  • A rigid layer of the Earth's crust that is believed to drift slowly
  • The quantity contained in a plate
  • A flat and usually round dish that is used for eating or serving food
  • The food that is served on a plate
  • A thin, flat piece of metal


  • Coat with a layer of metal
  • To add a layer of metal to the outside of (something)
  • To cause (a run or a runner) to score

Is Plate 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 Plate is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Plate in a Sentence

  • A plate of cheese and crackers
  • I ate a salad and a plate of spaghetti.
  • A shiny metal plate was screwed to the door.

Synonyms for Plate

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