Definitions For Taper

noun

  • Stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  • A loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
  • The property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)
  • A convex shape that narrows toward a point

verb

  • Diminish gradually
  • Give a point to
  • To become gradually smaller toward one end

Is Taper a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
8

The word Taper is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Taper in a Sentence

  • Leaves that taper to a point
  • You'll find the symptoms begin tapering gradually about 24 hours after you take the medicine

Synonyms for Taper

Antonyms for Taper

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