The word waves 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.)

  • waves  n. plural of wave.
  • waves  v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of wave.
  • WAVES  prop.n. (US, historical) Initialism of Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service.

19 valid words from 3 definitions

ACCEPTED EMERGENCY FOR FORM HISTORICAL INDICATIVE INITIALISM OF PERSON PLURAL PRESENT SERVICE SIMPLE SINGULAR THIRD US VOLUNTEER WAVE WOMEN

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

AVE AVES ES WAVE

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

AW VAW

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

CAVES EAVES FAVES HAVES LAVES NAVES OAVES PAVES RAVES SAVES WADES WAGES WAKES WALES WAMES WANES WARES WASES WAVED WAVER WAVEY WAWES WAXES WIVES

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

AVES WAES WAVE

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

WAIVES WAVERS WAVEYS WAVIES WEAVES

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

WAVESON WAVESONS WAVESHAPE WAVESHAPES

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

AIRWAVES PICOWAVES TIDEWAVES BRAINWAVES CRIMEWAVES MICROWAVES SHORTWAVES SUPERWAVES

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

+D ADVEWS
+E WEAVES
+I WAIVES WAVIES
+N NAVEWS
+R SWARVE WAVERS
+T VAWTES
+Y WAVEYS

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

-E VAWS
-S WAVE
-V AWES WAES WASE
-W AVES SAVE VAES VASE

Scrabble scoring

  • 11 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 447 chance (0.22%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 2075 chance (0.05%).

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Categories without words

  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • Not found in the middle (Word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

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