The word hold 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.)

  • hold  v. (transitive) To grasp or grip.
  • hold  v. (transitive) To contain or store.
  • hold  v. (heading) To maintain or keep to a position or state.

12 valid words from 3 definitions

CONTAIN GRASP GRIP HEADING KEEP MAINTAIN OR POSITION STATE STORE TO TRANSITIVE

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

HO OLD

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

LO OH

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

DHOL

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

BOLD COLD FOLD GOLD HELD HILD HOED HOLE HOLK HOLM HOLP HOLS HOLT HOLY HOND HOOD MOLD SOLD TOLD WOLD YOLD

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

HOD OLD

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

HOLED

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

HOLDS HOLDEN HOLDER HOLDUP HOLDALL HOLDERS HOLDING HOLDOUT HOLDUPS HOLDABLE HOLDALLS HOLDBACK HOLDDOWN HOLDFAST HOLDINGS HOLDOUTS HOLDOVER HOLDBACKS HOLDDOWNS HOLDERBAT HOLDFASTS HOLDOVERS HOLDERBATS HOLDERSHIP HOLDERSHIPS

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

AHOLDS BEHOLDS UPHOLDS BEHOLDEN BEHOLDER COHOLDER INHOLDER TOEHOLDS UPHOLDER BEHOLDERS BEHOLDING COHOLDERS COPYHOLDS FOOTHOLDS FREEHOLDS GASHOLDER HANDHOLDS INHOLDERS INHOLDING INKHOLDER JOBHOLDER OVERHOLDS PENHOLDER PEWHOLDER POTHOLDER ROOTHOLDS UPHOLDERS UPHOLDING WITHHOLDS BEHOLDINGS BONDHOLDER CARDHOLDER CHOKEHOLDS COPYHOLDER FREEHOLDER FUNDHOLDER GASHOLDERS HOUSEHOLDS INHOLDINGS INKHOLDERS JOBHOLDERS LAMPHOLDER LANDHOLDER LEASEHOLDS PENHOLDERS PEWHOLDERS POSTHOLDER POTHOLDERS STADHOLDER STOKEHOLDS + 84 words

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

AHOLD BEHOLD UPHOLD TOEHOLD COPYHOLD FOOTHOLD FREEHOLD HANDHOLD LIFEHOLD OVERHOLD ROOTHOLD WITHHOLD CHOKEHOLD HOUSEHOLD LEASEHOLD SHORTHOLD STOKEHOLD THRESHOLD BUTTONHOLD COMMONHOLD FINGERHOLD STRONGHOLD OVERWITHHOLD STRANGLEHOLD SUBTHRESHOLD THROTTLEHOLD

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

+A AHOLD
+E DHOLE HOLED
+L DHOLL
+S DHOLS HOLDS

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

-H DOL LOD OLD
-L DOH HOD

Scrabble scoring

  • 8 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 119 chance (0.84%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 438 chance (0.23%).

Other languages

  • Valid: German

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