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There are 10 meanings of the word Cradle.

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Cradle - as a noun

A baby bed with sides and rockers

Where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence

Example: "The birthplace of civilization"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
birthplace19place of originprovenance17provenience18

Birth of a person

Example: "He was taught from the cradle never to cry"

A trough that can be rocked back and forth; used by gold miners to shake auriferous earth in water in order to separate the gold

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Cradle - as a verb

Hold gently and carefully

Example: "He cradles the child in his arms"

Bring up from infancy

Hold or place in or as if in a cradle

Example: "He cradled the infant in his arms"

Cut grain with a cradle scythe

Wash in a cradle

Example: "Cradle gold"

Run with the stick

Example Sentences

"She gently rocked the baby in the cradle."
"The mother sang a lullaby as she held her newborn in the cradle."
"The old wooden cradle had been passed down through generations."
"The baby slept peacefully in the safety of the cradle."
"He reached out his tiny hand and grabbed the edge of the cradle."
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Word Game Points

Is CRADLE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, cradle is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CRADLE has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is CRADLE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, cradle is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CRADLE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is CRADLE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, cradle is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CRADLE has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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