Are in Scrabble Dictionary

What does are mean? Is are a Scrabble word?

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Is are a Scrabble word?

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


Is are a Scrabble UK word?

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


Is are a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word are is a Words With Friends word. The word are is worth 3 points in Words With Friends (WWF):


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Valid words made from Are

You can make 8 words from 'are' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'are'

ERA 3 

2 letters words from 'are'

AE 2AR 2
EA 2ER 2
RE 2 

All 3 letters words made out of are

are rae aer ear rea era

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

Definitions and meaning of are



  • are, ar (a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters)


  • be (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)) "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
  • be (be identical to; be someone or something) "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house"
  • be (occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere) "Where is my umbrella?"; "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"
  • exist, be (have an existence, be extant) "Is there a God?"
  • be (happen, occur, take place) "I lost my wallet; this was during the visit to my parents' house"; "There were two hundred people at his funeral"; "There was a lot of noise in the kitchen"
  • equal, be (be identical or equivalent to) "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
  • constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be (form or compose) "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"
  • be, follow (work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function) "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"
  • embody, be, personify (represent, as of a character on stage) "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
  • be (spend or use time) "I may be an hour"
  • be, live (have life, be alive) "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
  • be (to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form) "let her be"
  • cost, be (be priced at) "These shoes cost $100"

(Source: WordNet, Princeton University. 2010.)