Brain in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is brain a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word brain is a Scrabble US word. The word brain is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Is brain a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word brain is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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Valid words made from Brain

You can make 36 words from 'brain' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'brain'

ABRIN 7BAIRN 7
BRAIN 7 

4 letters words from 'brain'

ABRI 6AIRN 4
BANI 6BARN 6
BRAN 6BRIN 6
RABI 6RAIN 4
RANI 4RIBA 6

3 letters words from 'brain'

AIN 3AIR 3
ANI 3ARB 5
BAN 5BAR 5
BIN 5BRA 5
NAB 5NIB 5
RAI 3RAN 3
RIA 3RIB 5
RIN 3 

2 letters words from 'brain'

AB 4AI 2
AN 2AR 2
BA 4BI 4
IN 2NA 2

All 5 letters words made out of brain

brain rbain barin abrin rabin arbin brian rbian biran ibran riban irban bairn abirn biarn ibarn aibrn iabrn raibn aribn riabn irabn airbn iarbn brani rbani barni abrni rabni arbni brnai rbnai bnrai nbrai rnbai nrbai banri abnri bnari nbari anbri nabri ranbi arnbi rnabi nrabi anrbi narbi brina rbina birna ibrna ribna irbna brnia rbnia bnria nbria rnbia nrbia binra ibnra bnira nbira inbra nibra rinba irnba rniba nriba inrba nirba bainr abinr bianr ibanr aibnr iabnr banir abnir bnair nbair anbir nabir binar ibnar bniar nbiar inbar nibar ainbr ianbr anibr naibr inabr niabr rainb arinb rianb iranb airnb iarnb ranib arnib rnaib nraib anrib narib rinab irnab rniab nriab inrab nirab ainrb ianrb anirb nairb inarb niarb

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

Definitions and meaning of brain

brain

Etymology

From Middle English brayn, brain, from Old English bræġn (brain), from Proto-Germanic *bragną (brain), from Proto-Indo-European *mregʰnom (skull, brain), from Proto-Indo-European *mregʰ- (marrow, sinciput) + *men- (mind, to think). Cognate with Scots braine, brane (brain), North Frisian brayen, brein (brain), Saterland Frisian Brainge (brain), West Frisian brein (brain), Dutch brein (brain), Low German Brägen, Bregen (brain) (whence German Bregen (animal brain)), Ancient Greek βρεχμός (brekhmós, front part of the skull, top of the head).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: brān, IPA(key): /bɹeɪn/
  • Homophone: brane
  • Rhymes: -eɪn

Noun

brain (plural brains)

  1. The control center of the central nervous system of an animal located in the skull which is responsible for perception, cognition, attention, memory, emotion, and action.
  2. (informal) An intelligent person.
    1. (plural only) A person who provides the intelligence required for something.
  3. (in the plural) Intellect.
    • 2008 Quaker Action (magazine) Rights trampled in rush to deport immigrant workers, Fall 2008, Vol. 89, No. 3, p. 8:
      "We provided a lot of brains and a lot of heart to the response when it was needed," says Sandra Sanchez, director of AFSC's Immigrants' Voice Program in Des Moines.
    1. (in the singular) An intellectual or mental capacity.
  4. By analogy with a human brain, the part of a machine or computer that performs calculations.
  5. (slang, vulgar) Oral sex.
    • 2012, Mack Maine featuring Turk and Mystikal, I'm On It
      You said I got brain from your dame in the range
      In the passing lane
      But you really ain't got no proof
  6. (informal, slang) Mind.
    I have too much on my brain today.

Synonyms

  • harns
  • See also Thesaurus:brain
  • See also Thesaurus:genius

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • (brain lobes) brain lobe; frontal lobe, occipital lobe, parietal lobe, temporal lobe (Category: en:Brain)

Verb

brain (third-person singular simple present brains, present participle braining, simple past and past participle brained)

  1. (transitive) To dash out the brains of; to kill by smashing the skull.
  2. (transitive, slang) To strike (someone) on the head.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To destroy; to put an end to.
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To conceive in the mind; to understand.

Quotations

  • For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:brain.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Brian, Rabin, abrin, bairn, brian

Irish

Noun

brain m

  1. inflection of bran:
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

Mutation


Middle English

Noun

brain

  1. Alternative form of brayn

Old Irish

Alternative forms

  • broin

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /branʲ/

Noun

brain m

  1. inflection of bran:
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative plural

Mutation


Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /brai̯n/

Noun

brain m pl

  1. plural of brân

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to dash out the brains of.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)