Definitions For Primary


  • A preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
  • One of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
  • Coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit
  • (astronomy) a celestial body (especially a star) relative to other objects in orbit around it


  • Not derived from or reducible to something else; basic
  • Most important element
  • Of or being the essential or basic part


  • Of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary


  • An election in which members of the same political party run against each other for the chance to be in a larger and more important election

Is Primary 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 Primary is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Primary in a Sentence

  • The economy was the primary focus of the debate.
  • The family is the primary social unit of human life.
  • The primary function of our schools is to educate our young people.

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Antonyms for Primary

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