The word dean 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.)

  • dean  n. A senior official in a college or university, who may be in charge of a division or faculty (for…
  • dean  n. A dignitary or presiding officer in certain church bodies, especially an ecclesiastical dignitary…
  • dean  n. The senior member of some group of people.

28 valid words from 3 definitions

AN BE BODIES CERTAIN CHARGE CHURCH COLLEGE DIGNITARY DIVISION ECCLESIASTICAL ESPECIALLY FACULTY FOR GROUP IN MAY MEMBER OF OFFICER OFFICIAL OR PEOPLE PRESIDING SENIOR SOME THE UNIVERSITY WHO

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

AN DE EA EAN

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

AE ED NA NAE

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

BEAN DEAD DEAF DEAL DEAR DEAW DEEN DERN DUAN GEAN JEAN LEAN MEAN PEAN REAN SEAN WEAN YEAN

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

DAN DEN EAN

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

DEARN DEMAN DEWAN

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

DEANS DEANED DEANER DEANERS DEANERY DEANING DEANSHIP DEANERIES DEANSHIPS

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

SUBDEANS ACARIDEANS CYSTIDEANS FLORIDEANS SUBDEANERY ANTIPODEANS CESTOIDEANS CRINOIDEANS PERCOIDEANS ASTEROIDEANS HYRACOIDEANS SUBDEANERIES PROBOSCIDEANS VELOCIPEDEANS

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

SUBDEAN HYOIDEAN ACARIDEAN CYSTIDEAN EUCLIDEAN FLORIDEAN JASPIDEAN ANTIPODEAN CESTOIDEAN CRINOIDEAN GLOTTIDEAN PERCOIDEAN ASTEROIDEAN CARYATIDEAN HYRACOIDEAN TRANSANDEAN PROBOSCIDEAN VELOCIPEDEAN PROGLOTTIDEAN

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

+B BANED
+C ACNED CANED DANCE
+E EANED
+I DAINE
+K KNEAD NAKED
+L ELAND LADEN LANDE NALED
+M ADMEN AMEND DEMAN MANED MENAD NAMED
+O ANODE
+P NAPED PANED
+R DEARN DENAR REDAN
+S DEANS SANED SEDAN SNEAD
+T ANTED
+V DAVEN VANED
+W AWNED DAWEN DEWAN WANED
+Y DENAY

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

-A DEN END NED
-D ANE EAN NAE
-E AND DAN
-N DAE

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 18.4 chance (5.45%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 43.2 chance (2.31%).

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Category without words

  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)

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