The word dire 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.)

  • dire  adj. Warning of bad consequences: ill-boding; portentous.
  • dire  adj. Requiring action to prevent bad consequences: urgent, pressing.
  • dire  adj. Expressing bad consequences: dreadful; dismal.

16 valid words from 3 definitions

ACTION BAD BODING CONSEQUENCES DISMAL DREADFUL EXPRESSING ILL OF PORTENTOUS PRESSING PREVENT REQUIRING TO URGENT WARNING

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

DI IRE RE

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

ER ID RID

2 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

IRED RIDE

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

CIRE DARE DERE DICE DIKE DIME DINE DIRK DIRL DIRT DITE DIVE DORE DURE FIRE HIRE LIRE MIRE SIRE TIRE VIRE WIRE

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

DIE IRE

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

DIRGE DIRKE

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

DIRER DIRECT DIRELY DIREST DIRECTS DIREFUL DIREMPT DIRECTED DIRECTER DIRECTLY DIRECTOR DIREMPTS DIRENESS DIRECTEST DIRECTING DIRECTION DIRECTIVE DIRECTORS DIRECTORY DIRECTRIX DIREFULLY DIREMPTED DIRECTIONS DIRECTIVES DIRECTNESS DIRECTRESS DIRECTRICE DIREMPTING DIREMPTION DIRENESSES DIRECTIONAL DIRECTIVITY DIRECTORATE DIRECTORIAL DIRECTORIES DIRECTRICES DIRECTRIXES DIREFULNESS DIREMPTIONS DIRECTEDNESS DIRECTNESSES DIRECTORATES DIRECTORSHIP DIRECTRESSES DIRECTIONLESS DIRECTIVITIES DIRECTORIALLY DIRECTORSHIPS DIREFULNESSES DIRECTEDNESSES DIRECTIONALITY

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

AVODIRES CODIRECT INDIRECT REDIRECT CODIRECTS MISDIRECT REDIRECTS CODIRECTED CODIRECTOR INDIRECTLY MISDIRECTS OVERDIRECT REDIRECTED UNDIRECTED CODIRECTING CODIRECTION CODIRECTORS INDIRECTION MISDIRECTED NONDIRECTED OVERDIRECTS REDIRECTING REDIRECTION SUBDIRECTOR CODIRECTIONS INDIRECTIONS INDIRECTNESS MISDIRECTING MISDIRECTION NONDIRECTIVE OVERDIRECTED REDIRECTIONS SUBDIRECTORS BIDIRECTIONAL MISDIRECTIONS OVERDIRECTING INDIRECTNESSES NONDIRECTIONAL UNIDIRECTIONAL BIDIRECTIONALLY OMNIDIRECTIONAL

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

AVODIRE

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

+A AIDER AIRED DEAIR IRADE REDIA
+B BIDER BREID BRIDE REBID
+C CIDER CRIED DICER DRICE RICED
+D DRIED REDID
+E EIDER
+F FIRED FRIED
+G DERIG DIRGE GRIDE RIDGE
+H HIDER HIRED
+J JERID
+K DIKER DIRKE IRKED
+L IDLER RILED
+M DIMER MIRED RIMED
+N DINER
+P PRIDE PRIED REDIP RIPED
+R DIRER DRIER REIRD RIDER
+S DRIES RESID RIDES SIDER SIRED
+T TIRED TRIDE TRIED
+U RUDIE
+V DIVER DRIVE RIVED VIRED
+W WEIRD WIDER WIRED WRIED

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

-D IRE REI
-E RID
-I RED
-R DEI DIE IDE

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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