Definitions For Prior


  • The head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot
  • A monk who is the head of a religious house or order
  • A priest whose rank is just below that of an abbot
  • A previous time of being arrested for or found guilty of a crime


  • Earlier in time

Is Prior 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 Prior is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Prior in a Sentence

  • Do you have a prior history of back problems?
  • The job requires prior experience in advertising.
  • The defendant had a prior record of convictions.

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Antonyms for Prior

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