Ant in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is ant a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ant is a Scrabble US word. The word ant is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

A1N1T1

Is ant a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ant is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

A1N1T1

Is ant a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word ant is a Words With Friends word. The word ant is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

A1N2T1

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Valid words made from Ant

You can make 7 words from 'ant' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'ant'

ANT 3NAT 3
TAN 3 

2 letters words from 'ant'

AN 2AT 2
NA 2TA 2

All 3 letters words made out of ant

ant nat atn tan nta tna

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word ant. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in ant.

Definitions and meaning of ant

ant

Alternative forms

  • ante, ampte (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English ampte, amte, emete, amete, from Old English ǣmette (ant), from Proto-Germanic *ēmaitijǭ (ant, literally biting-thing, cutter), from Proto-Germanic *ē- (off, away) + *maitaną (to cut), from Proto-Indo-European *mai- (to cut). Cognate with Scots emmot (ant), dialectal Dutch emt, empt (ant), German Ameise and Emse (ant). See also emmet.

Pronunciation

  • (General American, Received Pronunciation) enPR: ănt, IPA(key): /ænt/
  • (General New Zealand) enPR: ănt, IPA(key): /ɛnt/
  • (Received Pronunciation, obsolete) enPR: änt, IPA(key): /ɑːnt/
  • (æ-tensing) IPA(key): [ɛənt], [eənt]
  • Rhymes: -ænt
  • Homophone: aunt (in some accents)

Noun

ant (plural ants)

  1. Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females.
  2. (Internet) A Web spider.

Synonyms

  • (insect): emmet (archaic), pismire (archaic)

Hyponyms

  • (insect in Formicidae): army ant, black garden ant, bull ant, carpenter ant, fire ant, garden ant, honey-pot ant, leafcutter ant, pharaoh ant, piss ant, red ant, sauba ant, thief ant, wood ant

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • ant- (prefix)
  • -ant (suffix)
  • Appendix: Animals
  • army
  • bike
  • colony
  • nest
  • Appendix:English collective nouns

Verb

ant (third-person singular simple present ants, present participle anting, simple past and past participle anted)

  1. (ornithology) To rub insects, especially ants, on one's body, perhaps to control parasites or clean feathers.

References

Anagrams

  • NAT, NTA, Nat, Nat., TAN, TNA, Tan, nat, tan

Breton

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

ant m

  1. furrow

Catalan

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈant/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈan/

Noun

ant m (plural ants)

  1. elk, moose

Crimean Tatar

Noun

ant

  1. oath

Declension

Synonyms

  • yemin

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[3], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French entre (between).

Preposition

ant

  1. between

Lithuanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɐnt]

Preposition

añt (with genitive)

  1. on

Meroitic

Etymology

May be borrowed from Egyptian ḥm-nṯr (priest).

Noun

ant

  1. The meaning of this term is uncertain. Possibilities include:
    priest

References

  • Meeks, Dimitri (1973) Liste des mots méroïtiques ayant une signification connue ou supposée, Meroitic Newsletter / Bulletin d'informations méroïtiques № 13, pages 3–20

Middle Welsh

Alternative forms

  • aant

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aːnt/

Verb

ant

  1. third-person plural present indicative of mynet

Turkish

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *Ānt (oath). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰦(nt), Azerbaijani and, etc.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈant/
  • Hyphenation: ant

Noun

ant (definite accusative andı, plural antlar)

  1. oath

Synonyms

  • kasem
  • yemin

Turkmen

Noun

ant (definite accusative ?, plural ?)

  1. oath

Declension

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Vilamovian

Pronunciation

Noun

ȧnt f (plural anta)

  1. duck

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a small industrious insect.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)