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There are 32 meanings of the word Fur.

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Def 1 US

Fur - as a noun

Dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A garment made of animal pelts or synthetic fur

Fur - as a verb

To cover with fur or a fur-like coating.

To become covered with fur or a fur-like coating.

To level a surface by applying furring to it.

Fur - as a preposition

Towards; in the direction of.

Example: "He was headed for the door when he remembered."

Directed at; intended to belong to.

Example: "I have something for you."

In order to help, benefit, gratify, honor etc. (someone or something).

Example: "Everything i do, i do for you."

To be used or treated in a stated way, or with a stated purpose.

Example: "The cake is for tom and helen's anniversary."

Supporting, in favour of.

Example: "All those for the motion raise your hands."

Because of.

Example: "He looks better for having lost weight."

Intended to cure, remove or counteract; in order to cure, remove or counteract.

Example: "I need to spray my house for termites."

Over (a period of time).

Example: "I've lived here for three years."

Throughout or across (a distance in space).

Example: "I can see for miles."

Used to introduce a subject within a to-infinitive clause.

Example: "All i want is for you to be happy."

On behalf of.

Example: "I speak for the prime minister."

In the role or capacity of; instead of; in place of.

Example: "He's got a turnip for a brain."

In exchange for; in correspondence or equivalence with.

Example: "He matched me blow for blow."

In order to obtain or acquire.

Example: "Can you go to the store for some eggs?"

By the standards of, usually with the implication of those standards being lower than one might otherwise expect.

Example: "Fair for its day."

To be, or as being.

Example: "Don't take me for a fool."

(usually in the phrase 'for all') despite, in spite of.

Example: "For all his expensive education, he didn't seem very bright."

Indicating something desired or anticipated.

Example: "Ah! for wings to soar …"

(in expressions such as 'for a start') introducing the first item(s) in a potential sequence.

Example: "Go scuba diving? for one thing, i can't even swim."

(with names) in honor of; after.

Example: "He is named for his grandfather."

Due or facing (a certain outcome or fate).

Example: "He totally screwed up that project. now he's surely for the sack."

Out of; used to indicate a fraction, a ratio

Example: "In term of base hits, jones was three for four on the day"

Used as part of a score to indicate the number of wickets that have fallen.

Example: "At close of play, england were 305 for 3."

Indicating that in prevention of which, or through fear of which, anything is done.

Used in various more-or-less idiomatic ways to construe individual verbs, indicating various semantic relationships such as target, purpose, result, etc.; see also the entries for individual phrasal verbs, e.g. ask for, look for, stand for, etc.

Example: "To account for one's whereabouts    to care for a relative    to settle for second best    to allow for mistakes"

Fur - as a conjunction

Because, as, since.

Example: "I had to stay with my wicked stepmother, for i had nowhere else to go."

Example Sentences

"She wore a luxurious fur coat to the party."
"The cat's fur was soft and shiny."
"The fur on the bear's paws helped keep them warm in the winter."
"The fur of the rabbit is used to make hats and gloves."
"I always pet my dog's fur because it relaxes him."
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Word Game Points

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

FUR has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is FUR a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, fur is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FUR has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 7.

Is FUR a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, fur is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FUR has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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