Cord in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is cord a Scrabble word?

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

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Is cord a Scrabble UK word?

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

C3O1R1D2

Is cord a Words With Friends word?

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

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Valid words made from Cord

You can make 12 words from 'cord' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'cord'

CORD 7 

3 letters words from 'cord'

COD 6COR 5
DOC 6DOR 4
ORC 5ORD 4
ROC 5ROD 4

2 letters words from 'cord'

DO 3OD 3
OR 2 

All 4 letters words made out of cord

cord ocrd crod rcod orcd rocd codr ocdr cdor dcor odcr docr crdo rcdo cdro dcro rdco drco ordc rodc odrc dorc rdoc droc

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

Definitions and meaning of cord

cord

Etymology

From Middle English corde, from Old French corde, from Latin chorda, from Doric Ancient Greek χορδά (khordá, string of gut, the string of a lyre) (compare Ionic χορδή (khordḗ), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer- (bowel)). More at yarn and hernia.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /kɔɹd/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɔːd/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)d
  • Homophones: chord, cored (in accents with the horse-hoarse merger), cawed (in non-rhotic accents)

Noun

cord (countable and uncountable, plural cords)

  1. A long, thin, flexible length of twisted yarns (strands) of fiber (rope, for example); (uncountable) such a length of twisted strands considered as a commodity.
  2. A small flexible electrical conductor composed of wires insulated separately or in bundles and assembled together usually with an outer cover; the electrical cord of a lamp, sweeper ((US) vacuum cleaner), or other appliance.
  3. A unit of measurement for firewood, equal to 128 cubic feet (4 × 4 × 8 feet), composed of logs and/or split logs four feet long and none over eight inches diameter. It is usually seen as a stack four feet high by eight feet long.
  4. (figurative) Any influence by which persons are caught, held, or drawn, as if by a cord.
    • 1884, Alfred Tennyson, To -
      The knots that tangle human creeds, / The wounding cords that bind and strain / The heart until it bleeds.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      Every detail of the house and garden was familiar; a thousand cords of memory and affection drew him thither; but a stronger counter-motive prevailed.
  5. (anatomy) Any structure having the appearance of a cord, especially a tendon or nerve.
  6. Dated form of chord: musical sense.
  7. Misspelling of chord: a cross-section measurement of an aircraft wing.

Synonyms

  • (length of twisted strands): cable, twine
  • (wires surrounded by an insulating coating, used to supply electricity): cable, flex
  • See also Thesaurus:string

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

cord (third-person singular simple present cords, present participle cording, simple past and past participle corded)

  1. To furnish with cords
  2. To tie or fasten with cords
  3. To flatten a book during binding
  4. To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord.

Middle English

Noun

cord

  1. Alternative form of corde

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin cor, cordis.

Noun

cord n (plural corduri)

  1. (anatomy) heart
    Synonym: inimă

Declension

Related terms

  • cordial

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to fasten with a thin rope.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)