Definitions For Surface


  • A device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
  • The outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
  • Information that has become public
  • A superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
  • The extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
  • The outermost level of the land or sea
  • An outside part or layer of something
  • The upper layer of an area of land or water
  • The flat, top part of something (such as a table or desk) that you can work on


  • Appear or become visible; make a showing
  • Put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface
  • Come to the surface
  • To rise to the surface of water
  • To appear or become obvious after being hidden or not seen
  • To put a surface on (something, such as a road)


  • On the surface

Is Surface 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 Surface is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Surface in a Sentence

  • The painting's surface is covered with fine cracks.
  • The bowl has a shiny surface.
  • The surface of wood was rough.
  • Despite the surface differences between the two candidates, they are very similar in most ways.
  • A surface stain on the wood that can easily be removed with a mild detergent
  • The whale surfaced and then dove back down.
  • The information surfaced many years later.
  • After several years, the actress surfaced in a comedy.

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