Ceil in Scrabble Dictionary

What does ceil mean? Is ceil a Scrabble word?

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Is ceil a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ceil is a Scrabble US word. The word ceil is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

C3E1I1L1

Is ceil a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ceil is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

C3E1I1L1

Is ceil a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word ceil is a Words With Friends word. The word ceil is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

C4E1I1L2

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Valid words made from Ceil

You can make 9 words from 'ceil' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'ceil'

CEIL 6CIEL 6
LICE 6 

3 letters words from 'ceil'

CEL 5ICE 5
LEI 3LIE 3

2 letters words from 'ceil'

EL 2LI 2

All 4 letters words made out of ceil

ceil ecil ciel icel eicl iecl celi ecli clei lcei elci leci cile icle clie lcie ilce lice eilc ielc elic leic ilec liec

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

Definitions and meaning of ceil

ceil

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /siːl/
  • Rhymes: -iːl
  • Homophones: SEAL, seal

Etymology 1

Origin uncertain; perhaps related to Latin cēlō (to hide).

Verb

ceil (third-person singular simple present ceils, present participle ceiling, simple past and past participle ceiled)

  1. (transitive) To line or finish (a surface, such as a wall), with plaster, stucco, thin boards, or similar.
  2. (mathematics) To set a higher bound.

Derived terms

  • ceiler
  • ceiling

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French ciel (heavens), from Latin caelum.

Noun

ceil (plural ceils)

  1. (poetic) a ceiling
Translations

Etymology 3

Noun

ceil

  1. (mathematics) Abbreviation of ceiling.

Anagrams

  • -icle, Celi, ICLE, ILEC, Icel., ciel, lice

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish ceilid, from Proto-Celtic *keleti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel-; compare Welsh celu, Latin cēlō, Old English helan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /cɛlʲ/

Verb

ceil (present analytic ceileann, future analytic ceilfidh, verbal noun ceilt, past participle ceilte)

  1. to hide, conceal

Conjugation

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Source: wiktionary.org
  • to furnish with a ceiling.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)