Definitions For Rather


  • To some (great or small) extent
  • To a degree (not used with a negative)
  • On the contrary
  • More readily or willingly


  • To some degree or extent

Is Rather 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 Rather is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rather in a Sentence

  • The movie is a comedy, but rather a dull one.
  • I think the children watch rather too much television.
  • It rather annoyed me that he was late picking me up.

Synonyms for Rather

Antonyms for Rather

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