Definitions For Sample


  • A small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  • Items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
  • All or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
  • A small amount of something that gives you information about the thing it was taken from
  • A small amount of something that is given to people to try
  • A group of people or things that are taken from a larger group and studied, tested, or questioned to get information


  • Take a sample of
  • To taste a small amount of (something)
  • To try or experience (something)
  • To test, study, or question (a group of people or things taken from a larger group) to get information

Is Sample 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 Sample is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sample in a Sentence

  • We would like to see a sample of your work.
  • I tasted a sample of the new cereal.
  • Free samples were handed out at the store.
  • She sampled everything the resort had to offer, from golfing to yoga.
  • A low percentage of the women sampled said that they smoked during pregnancy.
  • Five of the 20 schools sampled did not meet the standards.
  • The teacher handed out a sample essay.
  • Here are some sample questions for the test.

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