English dictionary definition of:

centre British English spelling


  • a building dedicated to a particular activity
  • a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
  • the object upon which interest and attention focuses
  • the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
  • the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
  • a place where some particular activity is concentrated
  • a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
  • an area that is approximately central within some larger region
  • a low-lying region in central France


  • direct one's attention on something
  • move into the center


center American English spelling concentrate core essence eye focus gist heart inwardness kernel marrow meat middle midpoint nitty-gritty nub pith pore rivet substance sum

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words starting with ce and learn about the word centre in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy.

View spelling list Words ending in re and learn about the word centre in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 25. Word endings: -er, -ar, -or, -our, re, a and -ery, -ary.

Scrabble score for centre

Scrabble score = 8

generated at 12:27:53 on 18-01-20

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