The word excuse 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.)

  • excuse  v. (transitive) To forgive; to pardon.
  • excuse  v. (transitive) To allow to leave, or release from any obligation.
  • excuse  v. (transitive) To provide an excuse for; to explain, with the aim of alleviating guilt or negative judgement.

24 valid words from 3 definitions

AIM ALLEVIATING ALLOW AN ANY EXCUSE EXPLAIN FOR FORGIVE FROM GUILT JUDGEMENT LEAVE NEGATIVE OBLIGATION OF OR PARDON PROVIDE RELEASE THE TO TRANSITIVE WITH

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

EX US USE

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)

ES

One cousin (New word found by changing only one letter.)

EXCISE

One epenthesis (New word found when adding only one letter.)

EXCURSE

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

EXCUSED EXCUSER EXCUSES EXCUSERS

One time in the middle (New word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

UNEXCUSED

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

+D EXCUSED
+L CULEXES
+R EXCURSE EXCUSER
+S EXCUSES

One anagram minus one (New word formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-U EXECS

Scrabble scoring

  • 15 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 10361 chance (0.01%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 80631 chance.

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Categories without words

  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No lipograms (Word found when removing only one letter.)
  • No prefixes (Word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

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