The word onset 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.)

  • onset  n. (archaic) A rushing or setting upon; an attack; an assault; a storming; especially, the assault of an army.
  • onset  n. (medicine) The initial phase of a disease or condition, in which symptoms first become apparent.
  • onset  n. (phonology) The initial portion of a syllable, preceding the syllable nucleus.

29 valid words from 3 definitions

AN APPARENT ARCHAIC ARMY ASSAULT ATTACK BECOME CONDITION DISEASE ESPECIALLY FIRST IN INITIAL MEDICINE NUCLEUS OF OR PHASE PHONOLOGY PORTION PRECEDING RUSHING SETTING STORMING SYLLABLE SYMPTOMS THE UPON WHICH

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

ET ON ONS SET

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

ES NO TE TES

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

NOTES SETON STENO STONE TONES

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

INSET ONCET UNSET

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

ONST

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

ONSETS ONSETTER ONSETTERS ONSETTING ONSETTINGS

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

MOONSETS

One prefix (New word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

MOONSET

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

+A ASTONE ATONES
+B BENTOS BETONS
+C CENTOS CONTES
+D STONED
+F SOFTEN
+H ETHNOS HONEST
+I TONIES
+J JETONS JETSON
+K TOKENS
+L LENTOS STOLEN TELSON
+M MENTOS MONTES
+N NONETS SONNET STONEN STONNE TENNOS TENONS TENSON TONNES
+P NETOPS PONTES POSNET
+R NESTOR NOTERS RONTES STONER TENORS TENSOR TONERS TRONES
+S ONSETS SESTON SETONS STENOS STONES TOSSEN
+T OSTENT TESTON
+X SEXTON
+Y STONEY

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

-E ONST SNOT TONS
-N TOES TOSE
-O NEST NETS SENT STEN TENS
-S NOTE TONE
-T EONS NOES NOSE ONES SONE

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 91.8 chance (1.09%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 259 chance (0.39%).

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