Bible in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is bible a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word bible is a Scrabble US word. The word bible is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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Is bible a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word bible is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

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Yes. The word bible is a Words With Friends word. The word bible is worth 12 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Bible

You can make 13 words from 'bible' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'bible'

BIBLE 9 

4 letters words from 'bible'

BILE 6BLEB 8

3 letters words from 'bible'

BEL 5BIB 7
EBB 7LEI 3
LIB 5LIE 3

2 letters words from 'bible'

BE 4BI 4
EL 2LI 2

All 5 letters words made out of bible

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Definitions and meaning of bible

bible

Etymology

From Middle English bible, from Middle Latin biblia (book) (misinterpreted as a feminine from earlier Latin neuter plural biblia (books)), from Ancient Greek βιβλία (biblía, books), plural of βιβλίον (biblíon, small book), originally a diminutive of βίβλος (bíblos, book), from βύβλος (búblos, papyrus) (from the ancient Phoenician city of Byblos which exported this writing material).

Old English used biblioþēce (from βιβλιοθήκη) and ġewritu (> English writs) for "the Scriptures".

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈbaɪbəl/
  • Rhymes: -aɪbəl

Noun

bible (plural bibles)

  1. An exemplar of the Bible.
  2. A comprehensive manual that describes something. (e.g., handyman’s bible).
    • 1995, Gary Wolf, "The Curse of Xanadu", Wired Magazine
      Computer Lib was written as a popular primer, but its most profound effect was on computer programmers, who needed little persuasion about the value of computers. Its tone – energetic, optimistic, inexhaustible, confused – matched theirs exactly. Having set out to appeal to the general public, Nelson managed to publish an insider's bible and highly intimate guide to hacker culture.
  3. (nautical) Synonym of holystone: a piece of sandstone used for scouring wooden decks on ships.
  4. (at certain US universities) A compilation of problems and solutions from previous years of a given course, used by some students to cheat on tests or assignments.
    • 1965, Matt Fichtenbaum and Dan Murphy, “The Institute Screw” in The Broadside of Boston, vol. III, No. 22:
  5. Omasum, the third compartment of the stomach of ruminants
    Synonyms: psalterium, omasum, manyplies, fardel

Related terms

  • biblical

Translations


Czech

Proper noun

bible f

  1. Bible

Declension

Derived terms

  • biblický
  • biblista

Further reading

  • bible in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bible in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bibl/

Noun

bible f (plural bibles)

  1. bible (comprehensive text)

Derived terms

  • biblique
  • bibliste

Further reading

  • “bible” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • Bible, bibel, bibile, byble, bybill, bibelle, bybulle, bibill

Etymology

From Old French bible, from Medieval Latin biblia, from biblia), from Ancient Greek βιβλία (biblía).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbiːbəl/

Proper noun

bible

  1. The Bible (Christian holy book); a copy of the Bible.
  2. (rare) The Koran (Muslim holy book).

Descendants

  • English: Bible
  • Scots: Bible

References

  • “bīble (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-06-27.

Noun

bible

  1. Any book that is of extensive length.
  2. A compendium, collection, or storehouse of books.

Descendants

  • English: bible
  • Scots: bible

References

  • “bīble (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-06-27.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an authoritative publication.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)