The word ban 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.)

  • ban  v. (transitive, obsolete) To summon; to call out.
  • ban  v. (transitive) To anathematize; to pronounce an ecclesiastical curse upon; to place under a ban.
  • ban  v. (transitive) To curse; to execrate.

16 valid words from 3 definitions

AN ANATHEMATIZE BAN CALL CURSE ECCLESIASTICAL EXECRATE OBSOLETE OUT PLACE PRONOUNCE SUMMON TO TRANSITIVE UNDER UPON

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

AN BA

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

AB NA NAB

One anagram (New word found by changing the order of the letters.)

NAB

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

BAA BAC BAD BAG BAH BAL BAM BAP BAR BAS BAT BAY BEN BIN BON BUN CAN DAN EAN FAN GAN HAN MAN NAN PAN RAN SAN TAN VAN WAN

2 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

AN BA

4 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

BARN BAWN BEAN BRAN

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

BANC BAND BANE BANG BANI BANK BANS BANT BANAK BANAL BANCO BANCS BANDA BANDH BANDS BANDY BANED BANES BANGS BANIA BANJO BANKS BANNS BANTS BANTU BANTY BANAKS BANANA BANCOS BANDAR BANDAS BANDED BANDER BANDHS BANDIT BANDOG BANGED BANGER BANGLE BANIAN BANIAS BANING BANISH BANJAX BANJOS BANKED BANKER BANKET BANKIT BANNED + 290 words

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

ABAND OBANG ABANDS AMBANS CABANA CUBANE EMBANK GOBANG GOBANS KOBANG KOBANS LIBANT OBANGS RIBAND ROBAND UNBANS URBANE ABANDED ABANDON ARMBAND BUGBANE CABANAS CANBANK CORBANS COWBANE CUBANES CUTBANK DISBAND DOGBANE EMBANKS EYEBANK FLYBANE GOBANGS HATBAND HAYBAND HENBANE HUSBAND IKEBANA KANBANS KOBANGS LUMBANG MIRBANE MYRBANE NONBANK PROBAND PROBANG RABANNA RIBANDS RIBBAND ROBANDS + 336 words

21 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

AMBAN GOBAN KOBAN UNBAN URBAN AMEBAN CORBAN KANBAN RURBAN TULBAN TURBAN AMOEBAN EXURBAN SLURBAN SOROBAN CONURBAN NONURBAN SUBURBAN ANTIURBAN SEMIURBAN INTERURBAN

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

+C BANC
+D BAND
+E BANE BEAN NABE
+G BANG
+I BANI
+K BANK NABK
+O BONA
+R BARN BRAN
+S BANS NABS SNAB
+T BANT
+U BUNA
+W BAWN

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

-B AN NA
-N AB BA

Scrabble scoring

  • 5 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 15.8 chance (6.34%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 42.8 chance (2.34%).

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