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Is dep a Scrabble word?

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


Is dep a Scrabble UK word?

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


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2 letters words from 'dep'

DE 3ED 3
PE 4 

All 3 letters words made out of dep

dep edp dpe pde epd ped

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Definitions and meaning of dep


Etymology 1

Clipping of department, originally slang from Imperial College, first attested c. 1930.


dep (countable and uncountable, plural deps)

  1. Short for department.

Etymology 2

  • Abbreviation of several terms that begin with "dep".
  • Clipping of several terms that begin with "dep".

Alternative forms

  • dep.
  • (Canada): dép, dép.


dep (countable and uncountable, plural deps)

  1. Short for deposit.
  2. Short for departure.
  3. (law, informal) A deposition.
    Don't worry too much if they don’t give us everything we need in their rog answers; we'll fill the gaps in dep.
  4. (informal) A deputy.
    • 1999, Alex Alexandrowicz, David Wilson, The Longest Injustice: The Strange Story of Alex Alexandrowicz
      [A]s soon as the door opened we could see it was the deputy governor coming through. [] We watched as the dep crossed the football field towards us.
  5. (Canada, Quebec, informal) A dépanneur.
  6. (computing, informal) A dependency.

See also

  • sensory dep
  • sleep dep


dep (third-person singular simple present deps, present participle depping, simple past and past participle depped)

  1. (informal) To deputize.
    • 2004, John Chilton, Who's Who of British Jazz: 2nd Edition (page 212)
      Regularly with Bob Kerr's Whoopee Band for almost a year in the late 1990s and later deputized in the band, including a tour of Denmark (2003), also depped in Chris Barber's Band for Swedish tour (2001).



  1. depart or departs
  2. deposed


  • -ped, DPE, EDP, EPD, PDE, PED, Pde, ped



Verlan for pédé.


  • IPA(key): /dɛp/


dep m (plural deps)

  1. (verlan) gay; faggot

Middle English



  1. Alternative form of depe



  1. Alternative form of depe


  • a convenience store.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)