The word sail 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.)

  • sail  n. (nautical) A piece of fabric attached to a boat and arranged such that it causes the wind to drive…
  • sail  n. (nautical,uncountable) The concept of a sail or sails, as if a substance.
  • sail  n. (uncountable) The power harnessed by a sail or sails, or the use of this power for travel or transport.

32 valid words from 3 definitions

AND ARRANGED AS ATTACHED BOAT BY CAUSES CONCEPT DRIVE FABRIC FOR HARNESSED IF IT NAUTICAL OF OR PIECE POWER SAIL SAILS SUBSTANCE SUCH THAT THE THIS TO TRANSPORT TRAVEL UNCOUNTABLE USE WIND

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

AI AIL SAI

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

AS LI LIAS

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

AILS LIAS SIAL

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

BAIL FAIL HAIL JAIL KAIL MAIL NAIL PAIL RAIL SAIC SAID SAIM SAIN SAIR SAIS SALL SAUL SEIL SOIL TAIL VAIL WAIL

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

AIL SAI SAL

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

SCAIL SKAIL SNAIL SPAIL SWAIL

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

SAILS SAILED SAILER SAILOR SAILERS SAILING SAILORS SAILABLE SAILBOAT SAILFISH SAILINGS SAILLESS SAILORLY SAILROOM SAILBOARD SAILBOATS SAILCLOTH SAILMAKER SAILORING SAILPLANE SAILROOMS SAILBOARDS SAILBOATER SAILCLOTHS SAILFISHES SAILMAKERS SAILORINGS SAILORLESS SAILORLIKE SAILPLANED SAILPLANER SAILPLANES SAILBOARDED SAILBOARDER SAILBOATERS SAILBOATING SAILPLANERS SAILPLANING SAILBOARDERS SAILBOARDING SAILBOATINGS SAILBOARDINGS

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

ASSAILS MESAILS RESAILS ASSAILED ASSAILER LUGSAILS OUTSAILS RESAILED SKYSAILS TOPSAILS TRYSAILS UNSAILED VASSAILS VESSAILS WASSAILS ASSAILANT ASSAILERS ASSAILING FORESAILS GAFFSAILS GRISAILLE HEADSAILS MAINSAILS MOONSAILS OUTSAILED OVERSAILS PARASAILS REASSAILS RESAILING STAYSAILS STUNSAILS WASSAILED WASSAILER WASSAILRY WINDSAILS ASSAILABLE ASSAILANTS ASSAILMENT CHEVESAILE GRISAILLES OUTSAILING OVERSAILED PARASAILED REASSAILED SPRITSAILS UNASSAILED WASSAILERS WASSAILING ASSAILMENTS BOARDSAILOR + 17 words

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

ASSAIL MESAIL RESAIL LUGSAIL OUTSAIL SKYSAIL TOPSAIL TRYSAIL VASSAIL VESSAIL WASSAIL FORESAIL GAFFSAIL HEADSAIL MAINSAIL MOONSAIL OVERSAIL PARASAIL REASSAIL STAYSAIL STUNSAIL WINDSAIL SPRITSAIL MAINTOPSAIL FORESTAYSAIL STUDDINGSAIL

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

+A ALIAS
+B BAILS BASIL LABIS
+C LAICS SALIC SCAIL
+D DALIS DIALS LAIDS SLAID
+E AISLE
+F ALIFS FAILS
+G GILAS GLIAS SIGLA
+H HAILS
+J JAILS
+K KAILS KALIS LAIKS SKAIL
+L ALLIS
+M LIMAS MAILS MALIS SALMI
+N ANILS NAILS SLAIN SNAIL
+P LAPIS PAILS SPAIL SPIAL
+R ARILS LAIRS LARIS LIARS LIRAS RAILS RIALS
+S LASSI SAILS SIALS SISAL
+T ALIST LITAS TAILS
+V SILVA VAILS VALIS VIALS
+W SWAIL WAILS WALIS
+X AXILS SALIX
+Z ZILAS

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

-A LIS
-I ALS LAS SAL
-L AIS SAI
-S AIL

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 32.9 chance (3.04%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 86.4 chance (1.16%).

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