Definitions For Prime

noun

  • A natural number that has exactly two distinct natural number divisors: 1 and itself
  • The time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
  • The second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.
  • The period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  • The period in life when a person is best in health, strength, etc. : the most active or successful time of a person's life

verb

  • Insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing
  • Fill with priming liquid
  • Cover with a primer; apply a primer to
  • To make (someone) ready to do something
  • To make (something) ready for use
  • To cover (a surface) with special paint in order to prepare it for the final layer of paint

adjective

  • First in rank or degree
  • Used of the first or originating agent
  • Being at the best stage of development
  • Of superior grade

adjective

  • Of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers

Is Prime 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

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

The word Prime is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Prime in a Sentence

  • Young college graduates in the prime of life
  • The interest rate is two percent plus prime.
  • The wine industry is of prime importance to the California economy.
  • The police have not yet named the prime suspect in the murder investigation.
  • The house is expensive because it's in a prime location.
  • She was obviously primed for the questions at the press conference.
  • Both teams are primed for battle and ready to play.
  • We sanded and primed the woodwork before painting.

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