Definitions For Suction


  • The act of sucking
  • A force over an area produced by a pressure difference
  • The act or process of removing the air, water, etc., from a space in order to pull something into that space or in order to cause something to stick to a surface ; also : the force with which the air, water, etc., in a space is removed


  • Empty or clean (a body cavity) by the force of suction
  • Remove or draw away by the force of suction
  • To remove (something) by pulling it with the force of moving water, air, etc. : to remove (something) by using suction

Is Suction 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 Suction is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Suction in a Sentence

  • The vacuum cleaner picks up dirt by suction.
  • The octopus grasps things using suction.
  • A vacuum cleaner with enough suction to pick up the heaviest particles of dirt
  • The surgeon will suction blood out of the area.

Synonyms for Suction

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