Is RECENT a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'recent'


  1. RECENT, approximately the last 10,000 years


  1. RECENT, new
  2. RECENT, of the immediate past or just previous to the present time

Synonyms for 'recent'

The word RECENT is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'recent' in a sentence

  1. Recent events have brought attention to the problem.
  2. I usually watch that show every week, but I missed the most recent episode.
  3. Medical science has made amazing progress in recent decades.

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