Is SPUR a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'spur'

noun

  1. SPUR, a railway line connected to a trunk line
  2. SPUR, a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward
  3. SPUR, a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
  4. SPUR, tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers
  5. SPUR, any sharply pointed projection
  6. SPUR, a sharp pointed object that is attached to the heel of a horse rider's boot and that is pressed into the horse's side to make the horse go faster
  7. SPUR, something that makes you want to do something or that causes something to happen
  8. SPUR, a mass of sharp rock on the side of a mountain

verb

  1. SPUR, goad with spurs
  2. SPUR, equip with spurs
  3. SPUR, strike with a spur
  4. SPUR, give heart or courage to
  5. SPUR, incite or stimulate
  6. SPUR, to encourage (someone) to do or achieve something
  7. SPUR, to cause (something) to happen or to happen more quickly
  8. SPUR, to urge (a horse) to go faster by pushing spurs into its sides

Synonyms for 'spur'

Antonyms for 'spur'

The word SPUR is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'spur' in a sentence

  1. the threat of losing its only sports franchise was the spur the city council needed to finally do something about the rising crime rate
  2. a weak wall that might need a spur
  3. The reward spurred them to work harder.
  4. Lower interest rates should spur economic growth.
  5. He spurred the horse onward.

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