Definition of quarries

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • quarries is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 17
  • quarries is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 17
  • quarries is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 18

Definition of quarries


  • animal hunted or caught for food (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. prey
  • a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fair game
    2. prey
    3. target
  • a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate (noun)

    Examples

    1. a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

    Synonyms

    1. pit
    2. stone pit
  • extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry (verb)

    Examples

    1. quarry marble

See definition of quarries in Merriam Webster

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