The word late 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.)

  • late  adj. Near the end of a period of time.
  • late  adj. Specifically, near the end of the day.
  • late  adj. (usually not used comparatively) Associated with the end of a period.

14 valid words from 3 definitions

ASSOCIATED COMPARATIVELY DAY END NEAR NOT OF PERIOD SPECIFICALLY THE TIME USED USUALLY WITH

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

AT ATE LA LAT TE

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

AL ET ETA TA

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

LEAT TAEL TALE TEAL TELA

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

BATE CATE DATE FATE GATE HATE LACE LADE LAKE LAME LANE LARE LASE LATH LATI LATS LATU LAVE LAZE LITE LOTE LUTE LYTE MATE PATE RATE SATE TATE WATE YATE

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

ATE LAT

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

LATHE LATKE LATTE

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

LATED LATEN LATER LATEX LATEEN LATELY LATENS LATENT LATEST LATEENS LATENCE LATENCY LATENED LATENTS LATERAD LATERAL LATESTS LATEXES LATEENER LATENCES LATENESS LATENING LATENTLY LATERALS LATERISE LATERITE LATERIZE LATEWAKE LATEWOOD LATECOMER LATEENERS LATENCIES LATERALED LATERALLY LATERBORN LATERISED LATERISES LATERITES LATERITIC LATERIZED LATERIZES LATESCENT LATEWAKES LATEWOODS LATECOMERS LATENESSES LATERALING LATERALISE LATERALITY LATERALIZE + 28 words

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

ALATED ALATES BLATER ELATED ELATER ELATES PLATED PLATEN PLATER PLATES SLATED SLATER SLATES SLATEY ABLATED ABLATES BELATED BELATES BLATEST DELATED DELATES DILATED DILATER DILATES ELATERS FOLATES GALATEA GELATED GELATES MALATES OBLATES PALATED PALATES PLATEAU PLATENS PLATERS RELATED RELATER RELATES SCLATED SCLATES SKLATED SKLATES SLATERS SOLATED SOLATES VELATED ACYLATED ACYLATES ADULATED + 817 words

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

ALATE BLATE ELATE PLATE SLATE ABLATE BELATE DELATE DILATE FOLATE GELATE MALATE OBLATE PALATE RELATE SCLATE SKLATE SOLATE VELATE ACYLATE ADULATE BULLATE CHELATE CHOLATE COLLATE DEALATE DEFLATE EMULATE EPILATE FELLATE GALLATE IMPLATE INFLATE ISOLATE OCULATE OVULATE OXALATE PRELATE PROLATE REFLATE REPLATE RESLATE STYLATE SUBLATE ULULATE VALLATE VIOLATE ACRYLATE ALKYLATE AMBULATE + 420 words

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

+A ALATE TALEA
+B ABLET BLATE BLEAT TABLE
+C CLEAT ECLAT LACET
+D DEALT DELTA LATED
+E ELATE TELAE
+F ALEFT FETAL
+G AGLET
+H ETHAL LATHE
+I TELIA
+K LATKE
+M METAL
+N LATEN LEANT
+P LEAPT LEPTA PALET PELTA PETAL PLATE PLEAT TEPAL
+R ALERT ALTER ARTEL LATER RATEL TALER
+S LEAST LEATS SALET SETAL SLATE STALE STEAL STELA TAELS TALES TEALS TESLA
+T LATTE
+U LUTEA
+V VALET
+X EXALT LATEX

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

-A ELT LET TEL
-E ALT LAT
-L ATE EAT ETA TAE TEA
-T ALE LEA

Scrabble scoring

  • 4 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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