Definitions For Principal


  • The major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account
  • The educator who has executive authority for a school
  • (criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement
  • An actor who plays a principal role
  • Capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
  • The original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated


  • Most important element


  • The person in charge of a public school
  • The person in charge of a university or college
  • An amount of money that is put in a bank or lent to someone and that can earn interest

Is Principal 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 Principal is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Principal in a Sentence

  • Vegetables are the principal ingredients in this soup.
  • She is the principal cellist of the orchestra.
  • The new high school principal
  • One of the principals in the assassination plot has been arrested.

Synonyms for Principal

Antonyms for Principal

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