Definition of town


  • an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city; "they drive through town on their way to work".
  • the people living in a municipality smaller than a city; "the whole town cheered the team". Synonyms: townsfolk, townspeople.
  • an administrative division of a county; "the town is responsible for snow removal". Synonyms: township.
  • United States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844). Synonyms: Ithiel Town, Town.

Related words

borough, burg, cowtown, hometown.

Words nearby town

down, gown, mown, own, sown, ton, toon, torn, tow, towny.

Rhymes with town

around, brown, browne, clown, crown, down, downtown, drown, frown, gown, noun, renown, uptown.

Start with town

townscape, towny, townies, townless, towns, townsman, townfolk, townhouse, townswoman, townships, townish, townhouses, townees, townsfolk, townswomen, townie, townspeople, townlets, townhomes, townlet, townhome, townee, townscapes, townsmen, township, townwear.

End with town

intown, hometown, crosstown, midtown, shantytown, downtown, uptown, boomtown.

More information about town

town unscrambled

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • town is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 7 points
  • town is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 7 points
  • town is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 8 points
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