Definitions For Potential


  • The difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
  • The inherent capacity for coming into being


  • Existing in possibility


  • Expected to become or be; in prospect


  • A chance or possibility that something will happen or exist in the future
  • A quality that something has that can be developed to make it better
  • An ability that someone has that can be developed to help that person become successful

Is Potential 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 Potential is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Potential in a Sentence

  • Doctors are excited about the new drug's potential benefits.
  • Critics say the factory poses a potential threat to the environment.
  • He is a potential candidate for president.
  • Scientists are exploring the potentials of the new drug.
  • The new technology has the potential to transform the industry.
  • There is potential in the new technology, but it will be a long time before it can actually be used.

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Antonyms for Potential

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