Definitions For Switch


  • The act of changing one thing or position for another
  • A basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other
  • A flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment
  • Control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
  • Railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock
  • Hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure
  • An event in which one thing is substituted for another
  • A small device that starts or stops the flow of electricity to something (such as a lamp or a machine) when it is pressed or moved up and down
  • A sudden change from one thing to another
  • A device for moving the rails of a track so that a train may be turned from one track to another


  • Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
  • Change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
  • Make a shift in or exchange of
  • Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
  • Flog with or as if with a flexible rod
  • Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
  • Exchange or give (something) in exchange for
  • To make a change from one thing to another : to start doing or using something that is different
  • To make a change from one thing to another by turning or pushing a button or moving a switch, lever, etc.
  • To change or replace (something) with another thing

Is Switch 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 Switch is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Switch in a Sentence

  • She flicked a switch and turned the lamp on.
  • He threw the switch to stop the machine.
  • I switched to a new doctor.
  • He kept switching back and forth between topics.
  • She switched back to her original insurance company.

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