The word nurse 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.)

  • nurse  n. (archaic) A wet-nurse.
  • nurse  n. A person (usually a woman) who takes care of other people’s young.
  • nurse  n. A person trained to provide care for the sick.

19 valid words from 3 definitions

ARCHAIC CARE FOR NURSE OF OTHER PEOPLE PERSON PROVIDE SICK TAKES THE TO TRAINED USUALLY WET WHO WOMAN YOUNG

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

NU NUR NURS UR

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

ES RUN UN

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

RUNES

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

BURSE CURSE PURSE

One lipogram (New word found when removing only one letter.)

NURS

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

NURSLE

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

NURSED NURSER NURSES NURSERS NURSERY NURSELIKE NURSELING NURSEMAID NURSERIES NURSEHOUND NURSELINGS NURSEMAIDS NURSERYMAN NURSERYMEN NURSEHOUNDS NURSEMAIDED NURSERYMAID NURSEMAIDING NURSERYMAIDS

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

SICKNURSES SUPERNURSES CHARGENURSES

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

SICKNURSE SUPERNURSE CHARGENURSE

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

+A URENAS
+D NURSED SUNDER
+E ENSURE ENURES
+H RUSHEN
+I ERINUS INSURE INURES RUSINE URINES URSINE
+L NURSLE
+M RUMENS
+O ROUENS
+P PRUNES SPURNE
+Q QUERNS
+R NURSER RERUNS
+S NURSES
+T TUNERS UNREST
+U UNSURE
+Y SENRYU

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

-E NURS RUNS URNS
-N RUES RUSE SUER SURE URES USER
-S RUNE
-U ERNS RENS

Scrabble scoring

  • 5 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 164 chance (0.61%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 519 chance (0.19%).

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