The word limes 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.)

  • limes  n. A boundary or border, especially of the Roman Empire.
  • limes  n. plural of lime.
  • (In German) Limes  S. Grenzwall des R√∂mischen Reichs.

10 valid words from 3 definitions

BORDER BOUNDARY EMPIRE ESPECIALLY LIME OF OR PLURAL ROMAN THE

4 invalid words from 3 definitions

DES GRENZWALL REICHS ROMISCHEN

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

ES LI LIME ME MES

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

EM MI MIL SEMI

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

MILES SLIME SMILE

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

DIMES LAMES LEMES LIFES LIKES LIMAS LIMBS LIMED LIMEN LIMEY LIMNS LIMOS LIMPS LINES LITES LIVES LOMES LYMES MIMES RIMES TIMES

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

LIES LIME

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

LIMENS LIMEYS

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

LIMESCALE LIMESTONE LIMESCALES LIMESTONES

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

SUBLIMEST

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

CLIMES GLIMES SLIMES DELIMES UNLIMES BESLIMES MILLIMES SUBLIMES BIRDLIMES BROOKLIMES QUICKLIMES

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

+A EMAILS MAILES MESAIL MESIAL SAMIEL
+C CLIMES MELICS
+D MISLED SLIMED SMILED
+E ELEMIS
+G GIMELS GLIMES
+I MISLIE SIMILE
+J MEJLIS
+K KELIMS MELIKS
+L MILLES
+N LIMENS SIMNEL
+O MOLIES SMOILE
+P IMPELS SIMPLE
+R MERILS MILERS SMILER
+S MISSEL SLIMES SMILES
+T MISTLE SMILET
+U MUESLI
+Y LIMEYS MILSEY SMILEY

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

-E MILS SLIM
-I ELMS MELS
-L MISE SEMI
-M ISLE LEIS LIES SEIL SILE
-S LIME MILE

Scrabble scoring

  • 7 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 266 chance (0.38%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 1037 chance (0.10%).

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