The word by 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.)

  • by  prep. Near or next to.
  • by  prep. At some time before (the given time), or before the end of a given time interval.
  • by  prep. Indicates the actor in a clause with its verb in the passive voice: Through the action or presence of.

25 valid words from 3 definitions

ACTION ACTOR AT BEFORE CLAUSE END GIVEN IN INDICATES INTERVAL ITS NEAR NEXT OF OR PASSIVE PRESENCE SOME THE THROUGH TIME TO VERB VOICE WITH

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

AY BA BE BI BO FY KY MY NY OY

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

BAY BEY BOY BUY

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

BYE BYS BYDE BYES BYKE BYRE BYRL BYTE BYDED BYDES BYKED BYKES BYLAW BYRES BYRLS BYSSI BYTES BYWAY BYDING BYELAW BYGONE BYKING BYLANE BYLAWS BYLINE BYLIVE BYNAME BYPASS BYPAST BYPATH BYPLAY BYRLAW BYRLED BYRNIE BYROAD BYROOM BYSSAL BYSSUS BYTALK BYWAYS BYWORD BYWORK BYZANT BYCATCH BYCOKET BYELAWS BYGONES BYLANES BYLINED BYLINER + 48 words

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

ABYE ABYS ABYES ABYSM ABYSS DEBYE INBYE SIBYL UPBYE ABYING ABYSMS BOMBYX COLBYS DEBYES FLYBYS FORBYE OUTBYE QUBYTE SIBYLS ABYEING ABYSMAL ABYSSAL ABYSSES BABYING BABYISH BABYSAT BABYSIT BLOWBYS EXABYTE FOREBYE GOODBYE GOODBYS LOBBYER QUBYTES RUBYING SIBYLIC TRILBYS BABYDOLL BABYFOOD BABYHOOD BABYSITS BOBBYSOX BOMBYCID BOMBYXES BOOBYISH BOOBYISM EXABYTES GIGABYTE GOODBYES HOBBYISM + 127 words

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

ABY BABY DOBY GABY GOBY INBY MOBY ORBY RUBY TOBY UPBY BARBY BILBY BOBBY BOOBY BUBBY BUSBY CABBY CARBY COBBY COLBY COMBY CORBY CUBBY DAUBY DEBBY DERBY DOBBY FLYBY FORBY FUBBY GABBY GLEBY GLOBY GOBBY GOOBY HERBY HOBBY HUBBY JUMBY KIRBY LAMBY LIMBY LOBBY LOOBY MAUBY MOBBY NOBBY NUBBY OUTBY + 76 words

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

+A ABY BAY
+E BEY BYE
+O BOY YOB
+S BYS
+U BUY

Scrabble scoring

  • 7 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 18.1 chance (5.52%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 58.9 chance (1.70%).

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  • No words-in-word (Word found as is inside the word.)
  • No words-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)
  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No lipograms (Word found when removing only one letter.)
  • No anagrams can be formed by removing a letter (New word formed with all the letters of the word minus a letter.)

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