Definitions For Usurp


  • Seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
  • Take the place of
  • To take and keep (something, such as power) in a forceful or violent way and especially without the right to do so

Is Usurp 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 Usurp is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Usurp in a Sentence

  • Some people have accused city council members of trying to usurp the mayor's power.
  • Attempting to usurp the throne

Synonyms for Usurp

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