Definitions For Theme


  • A unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
  • An essay (especially one written as an assignment)
  • The subject matter of a conversation or discussion
  • (music) melodic subject of a musical composition
  • The main subject that is being discussed or described in a piece of writing, a movie, etc.
  • A particular subject or issue that is discussed often or repeatedly
  • The particular subject or idea on which the style of something (such as a party or room) is based


  • Provide with a particular theme or motive

Is Theme 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 Theme is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Theme in a Sentence

  • The quest for power is the underlying theme of the film.
  • A constant theme in his novels is religion.
  • The playwright skillfully brings together various themes.

Synonyms for Theme

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