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Is cab a Scrabble word?

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

C3A1B3

Is cab a Scrabble UK word?

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

C3A1B3

Is cab a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word cab is a Words With Friends word. The word cab is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

C4A1B4

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Valid words made from Cab

You can make 4 words from 'cab' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'cab'

BAC 7CAB 7

2 letters words from 'cab'

AB 4BA 4

All 3 letters words made out of cab

cab acb cba bca abc bac

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

Definitions and meaning of cab

cab

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kæb/
  • Rhymes: -æb
  • Hyphenation: cab

Etymology 1

Clipping of cabriolet

Noun

cab (plural cabs)

  1. A taxi; a taxicab.
  2. Compartment at the front of a truck or train for the driver
    Synonym: driver's compartment
  3. Shelter at the top of an air traffic control tower or fire lookout tower
  4. Any of several four-wheeled carriages; a cabriolet
    • 1877, Anna Sewell, Black Beauty
      Captain went out in the cab all the morning. Harry came in after school to feed me and give me water. In the afternoon I was put into the cab. Jerry took as much pains to see if the collar and bridle fitted comfortably as if he had been John Manly over again. When the crupper was let out a hole or two it all fitted well. There was no check-rein, no curb, nothing but a plain ring snaffle. What a blessing that was!
Hyponyms
  • (compartment): crew cab, Eurocab, sleeper cab
  • (four-wheeled carriage): black cab, hackney cab, Hansom cab, king cab
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

cab (third-person singular simple present cabs, present participle cabbing, simple past and past participle cabbed)

  1. To travel by taxicab.

Etymology 2

From Hebrew קב(káv).

Alternative forms

  • kab

Noun

cab (plural cabs)

  1. (historical units of measure) A former Hebrew unit of volume, about equal to 1.3 L as a dry measure or 1.25 L as a liquid measure.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, III.3:
      [] in the famine of Samaria [] the fourth part of a cab of pigeon's dung was sold for five pieces of silver []
Meronyms
  • (liquid volume): log (14 cab); hin (3 cabs); bath (18 cabs); cor, kor, homer, chomer (180 cabs)
  • (dry volume): seah (6 cabs); ephah (18 cabs); lethek, lethech (90 cabs); homer, chomer, cor, kor (180 cabs)

Etymology 3

Clipping of cabinet

Noun

cab (plural cabs)

  1. (video games, informal) An arcade cabinet, the unit in which a video game is housed in a gaming arcade.
  2. (software, Windows) Alternative form of CAB; Clipping of cabinet file.; a compress library archive file.

References

  • "Weights and Measures" at Oxford Biblical Studies Online
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Anagrams

  • -bac-, A. B. C., A.B.C., ABC, B. C. A., B.C.A., BAC, BCA, CBA, bac

Irish

Etymology

From Middle Irish cab.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kabˠ]

Noun

cab m (genitive singular caib, nominative plural cabanna)

  1. mouth
  2. muzzle

Declension

Mutation

Further reading

  • “cab”, in Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors, eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, 2019

Italian

Etymology

From English cab

Noun

cab m (invariable)

  1. Hansom cab

Anagrams

  • abc

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

cab m (genitive singular caib, plural caban)

  1. mouth
    Dùin do chab!
    Shut your mouth!

Somali

Verb

cab

  1. drink

Swedish

Noun

cab c

  1. a convertible car, one with a foldable roof; short for cabriolet

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to travel by taxicab.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)