Definitions For Radical


  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
  • A character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
  • A person who has radical ideas or opinions
  • (mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity
  • (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
  • An atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
  • A person who favors extreme changes in government : a person who has radical political opinions


  • Especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem
  • Of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root


  • (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
  • Markedly new or introducing radical change
  • Arising from or going to the root or source

Is Radical 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 Radical is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Radical in a Sentence

  • The computer has introduced radical innovations.
  • There are some radical differences between the two proposals.
  • The new president has made some radical changes to the company.
  • He was a radical when he was young, but now he's much more moderate.
  • radicals staged large, violent protests in the hopes of toppling the government

Synonyms for Radical

Antonyms for Radical

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