The word alive is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • alive  adj. Having life; living; not dead.
  • alive  adj. In a state of action; in force or operation; existent.
  • alive  adj. Busy with activity of many living beings; swarming; thronged; busy.

20 valid words from 3 definitions

ACTION ACTIVITY BEINGS BUSY DEAD EXISTENT FORCE HAVING IN LIFE LIVING MANY NOT OF OPERATION OR STATE SWARMING THRONGED WITH

3 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

AL LI LIVE

2 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

EVIL LA

5 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

ALIKE ALINE BLIVE OLIVE SLIVE

One lipogram (New word found when removing only one letter.)

LIVE

2 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

ALIVENESS ALIVENESSES

2 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

CALIVER CALIVERS

One prefix (New word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

UNALIVE

17 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+A AVAILE
+B VIABLE
+C CLAVIE
+D VAILED VIALED
+G GLAIVE VAGILE
+L VILLAE
+N ALEVIN ALVINE VALINE VEINAL VENIAL VINEAL
+S SILVAE VALISE
+U ELUVIA

16 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-A EVIL LIVE VEIL VILE VLEI
-E VAIL VALI VIAL
-I AVEL LAVE LEVA VALE VEAL VELA
-L VIAE
-V ILEA

Scrabble scoring

  • 8 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 132 chance (0.76%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 461 chance (0.22%).

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Categories without words

  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)

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