The word lay is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined on the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • lay  v. (transitive) To place down in a position of rest, or in a horizontal position.
  • lay  v. (transitive, archaic) To cause to subside or abate.
  • lay  v. (transitive) To prepare (a plan, project etc.); to set out, establish (a law, principle).

22 valid words from 3 definitions

ABATE ARCHAIC CAUSE DOWN ESTABLISH HORIZONTAL IN LAW OF OR OUT PLACE PLAN POSITION PREPARE PRINCIPLE PROJECT REST SET SUBSIDE TO TRANSITIVE

1 invalid word from 3 definitions

ETC

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

AY LA

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

AL YA

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

BAY CAY DAY FAY GAY HAY JAY KAY LAB LAC LAD LAG LAH LAM LAP LAR LAS LAT LAV LAW LAX LEY LOY MAY NAY PAY RAY SAY TAY WAY YAY

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

AY LA

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

LACY LADY LAKY LAZY

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

LAYS LAYED LAYER LAYIN LAYUP LAYERS LAYING LAYINS LAYMAN LAYMEN LAYOFF LAYOUT LAYUPS LAYAWAY LAYBACK LAYDEEZ LAYERED LAYETTE LAYINGS LAYLOCK LAYOFFS LAYOUTS LAYOVER LAYTIME LAYABOUT LAYAWAYS LAYBACKS LAYERAGE LAYERING LAYETTES LAYLOCKS LAYOVERS LAYSHAFT LAYSTALL LAYTIMES LAYWOMAN LAYWOMEN LAYABOUTS LAYBACKED LAYERAGES LAYERINGS LAYPEOPLE LAYPERSON LAYSHAFTS LAYSTALLS LAYBACKING LAYPERSONS

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

ALAYS BLAYS CLAYS FLAYS PLAYA PLAYS SLAYS ALAYED ALLAYS BELAYS CLAYED CLAYEY DELAYS FLAYED FLAYER INLAYS ONLAYS PALAYS PLAYAS PLAYED PLAYER RELAYS SLAYED SLAYER SPLAYS UNLAYS UPLAYS ALAYING ALLAYED ALLAYER ATALAYA BELAYED BELAYER BILAYER BYPLAYS CLAYIER CLAYING CLAYISH CLAYPAN CULLAYS DELAYED DELAYER FLAYERS FLAYING INLAYER MELLAYS MISLAYS OUTLAYS PARLAYS PLAYACT + 273 words

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

ALAY BLAY CLAY FLAY PLAY SLAY ALLAY BELAY DELAY INLAY ONLAY PALAY RELAY SPLAY UNLAY UPLAY BYPLAY CULLAY MELLAY MISLAY OUTLAY PARLAY REPLAY WAYLAY AIRPLAY DISPLAY ENDPLAY FORELAY GUNPLAY MISPLAY NONPLAY OUTPLAY OVERLAY OWRELAY ROCKLAY ROKELAY VIRELAY BALLCLAY BANGALAY DOWNPLAY FIRECLAY FOREPLAY GAMEPLAY GONDELAY HANDPLAY INTERLAY OVERPLAY PIPECLAY SUPERLAY TELEPLAY + 16 words

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

+A ALAY
+B ABLY BLAY
+C ACYL CLAY LACY
+D LADY YALD
+E YALE
+F FLAY
+G AGLY GYAL
+H HYLA
+K ALKY LAKY
+L ALLY
+M AMYL LYAM MYAL
+P PALY PLAY
+R ARYL LYRA RYAL
+S LAYS SLAY
+W WALY YAWL
+Z LAZY

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

-L AY YA
-Y AL LA

Scrabble scoring

  • 6 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 21.9 chance (4.57%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 64.2 chance (1.56%).

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Category without words

  • No anagram (Word found by changing the order of the letter.)

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