The word scan 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.)

  • scan  v. To examine sequentially, part by part.
  • scan  v. (computing) To create a digital copy of an image using a scanner.
  • scan  v. (computing) To read with an electronic device.

18 valid words from 3 definitions

AN BY COMPUTING COPY CREATE DEVICE DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EXAMINE IMAGE OF PART READ SCANNER SEQUENTIALLY TO USING WITH

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

AN CAN

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)

NA

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

CANS

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

SCAB SCAD SCAG SCAM SCAR SCAT SCAW SEAN SHAN SPAN SWAN

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

CAN SAN

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

SCRAN

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

SCAND SCANS SCANT SCANTS SCANTY SCANDAL SCANDIA SCANDIC SCANNED SCANNER SCANTED SCANTER SCANTLE SCANTLY SCANDALS SCANDENT SCANDIAS SCANDIUM SCANNERS SCANNING SCANSION SCANTEST SCANTIER SCANTIES SCANTILY SCANTING SCANTITY SCANTLED SCANTLES SCANDALED SCANDIUMS SCANNABLE SCANNINGS SCANSIONS SCANTIEST SCANTLING SCANTNESS SCANDALING SCANDALISE SCANDALIZE SCANDALLED SCANDALOUS SCANSORIAL SCANTINESS SCANTITIES SCANTLINGS SCANDALISED SCANDALISER SCANDALISES SCANDALIZED + 17 words

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

DESCANT DISCANT DESCANTS DISCANDY DISCANTS CORUSCANT DESCANTED DESCANTER DISCANDIE DISCANTED DISCANTER UNSCANNED DESCANTERS DESCANTING DISCANDIED DISCANDIES DISCANTERS DISCANTING MISCANTHUS MOLLUSCANS PHOTOSCANS DISCANDYING SCINTISCANS DISCANDERING DISCANDYINGS MISCANTHUSES PHOTOSCANNED TRADESCANTIA DISCANDERINGS PHOTOSCANNING SCINTISCANNER TRADESCANTIAS SCINTILLISCANS SCINTISCANNERS

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

MOLLUSCAN PHOTOSCAN SCINTISCAN SCINTILLISCAN

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

+B BANCS
+D SCAND
+E ACNES CANES SCENA
+G CANGS
+I CAINS
+K SNACK
+L CLANS
+N CANNS
+O CANSO
+R CARNS CRANS NARCS SCRAN
+S SCANS
+T CANST CANTS SCANT
+Y CYANS

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

-C NAS SAN
-N SAC
-S CAN

Scrabble scoring

  • 6 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 76.1 chance (1.31%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 259 chance (0.39%).

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