Definitions For Span


  • The act of sitting or standing astride
  • A structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
  • The distance or interval between two points
  • A unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)
  • Two items of the same kind
  • The complete duration of something
  • To continue throughout (a period of time)
  • To cover or include (a wide area, a large number of things, etc.)
  • To cross over (something)


  • To cover or extend over an area or time period

Is Span 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 Span is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Span in a Sentence

  • His career as a singer spanned three decades.
  • Their empire once spanned several continents.
  • Her academic interests span a wide variety of topics.

Synonyms for Span

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