Definitions For Trench


  • A ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  • Any long ditch cut in the ground
  • A long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
  • A long, narrow hole that is dug in the ground
  • A deep, narrow hole in the ground that is used as protection for soldiers
  • A long, narrow hole in the ocean floor


  • Dig a trench or trenches
  • Cut a trench in, as for drainage
  • Set, plant, or bury in a trench
  • Cut or carve deeply into
  • Fortify by surrounding with trenches
  • Impinge or infringe upon

Is Trench 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 Trench is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Trench in a Sentence

  • Dug a trench and filled it with water in an attempt to keep the forest fire off her property

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