Definitions For Tapering


  • The act of gradually lowering the size or amount


  • Gradually decreasing until little remains
  • Becoming gradually narrower


  • To become gradually smaller toward one end

Is Tapering 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

Words with Friends

The word Tapering is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tapering 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 Tapering

Antonyms for Tapering

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