Definitions For Principle


  • (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)
  • A basic truth or law or assumption
  • A rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system
  • A basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
  • A rule or standard especially of good behavior
  • Rule of personal conduct
  • A moral rule or belief that helps you know what is right and wrong and that influences your actions
  • A basic truth or theory : an idea that forms the basis of something
  • A law or fact of nature that explains how something works or why something happens

Is Principle a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Principle is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Principle in a Sentence

  • His investment strategy is based on the principle that the stock market offers the best returns for long-term investors.
  • The basic principles of hydraulics

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