Definitions For Slate


  • (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
  • A list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices
  • A fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers
  • Thin layers of rock used for roofing
  • A type of hard rock that splits easily into thin layers
  • A small sheet of slate in a wooden frame that was used in schools in the past for writing on with chalk
  • A piece of slate that is used with others to cover a roof or wall


  • Designate or schedule
  • Cover with slate
  • Enter on a list or slate for an election

Is Slate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Slate is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Slate in a Sentence

  • Some school blackboards are made of slate.
  • The house has a slate roof.

Synonyms for Slate

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