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Is door a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word door is a Scrabble US word. The word door is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is door a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word door is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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Valid words made from Door

You can make 14 words from 'door' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'door'

DOOR 5ODOR 5
ORDO 5ROOD 5

3 letters words from 'door'

DOO 4DOR 4
OOR 3ORD 4
ROD 4ROO 3

2 letters words from 'door'

DO 3OD 3
OO 2OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of door

door odor door odor oodr oodr doro odro droo rdoo ordo rodo doro odro droo rdoo ordo rodo oord oord orod rood orod rood

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

Definitions and meaning of door

door

Alternative forms

  • doore, durre (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English dore, dor, from Old English duru (door), dor (gate), from Proto-Germanic *durz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwṓr, from *dʰwer- (doorway, door, gate). Cognate with Scots door (door), Saterland Frisian Doore (door), West Frisian doar (door), Dutch deur (door), German Low German Door, Döör (door), German Tür (door), Tor (gate), Danish and Norwegian dør (door), Icelandic dyr (door), Latin foris and foras, Ancient Greek θύρα (thúra), Albanian derë pl. dyer, Central Kurdish دەرگە(derge), derî, Persian در(dar), Russian дверь (dverʹ), Hindi द्वार (dvār) / دوار(dvār), Armenian դուռ (duṙ), Irish doras, Lithuanian durys.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: , IPA(key): /dɔː/
  • (General American) enPR: dôr, IPA(key): /dɔɹ/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: dōrʹ, IPA(key): /do(ː)ɹ/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /doə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophone: daw (non-rhotic with caught-court merger (most of England, Australia, New York))
  • Homophone: dour (cure-force merger; one pronunciation)
  • Homophone: dough (non-rhotic with dough-door merger (AAVE, non-rhotic Southern accents))
  • Rhymes: -ʊə(ɹ)

Noun

door (plural doors)

  1. A portal of entry into a building, room, or vehicle, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge. Doors are frequently made of wood or metal. May have a handle to help open and close, a latch to hold the door closed, and a lock that ensures the door cannot be opened without the key.
  2. Any flap, etc. that opens like a door.
  3. (immigration) An entry point.
  4. (figuratively) A means of approach or access.
    Learning is the door to wisdom.
  5. (figuratively) A barrier.
  6. (computing, dated) A software mechanism by which a user can interact with a program running remotely on a bulletin board system. See BBS door.

Hyponyms

  • front door
  • sliding door

Meronyms

  • handle
  • latch
  • lock

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

See also

  • gate

Verb

door (third-person singular simple present doors, present participle dooring, simple past and past participle doored)

  1. (transitive, cycling) To cause a collision by opening the door of a vehicle in front of an oncoming cyclist or pedestrian.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Rood, odor, ordo, rood

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /doːr/
  • Hyphenation: door
  • Rhymes: -oːr

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch dōre, from Old Dutch thuro, from Proto-Germanic *þurhw.

Preposition

door

  1. through
    Hij schoot de bal door het raam.
    He kicked the ball through the window.
  2. across, around (within a certain space)
    Dolenthousiast rende het hondje door de kamer.
    Very enthusiastically the puppy ran around the room.
  3. because of, due to
    Door files kan ik niet op tijd komen.
    Because of traffic jams I'm unable to arrive on time.
  4. by, by means of
    Hij vermeed een confrontatie door de andere kant op te lopen.
    He avoided a confrontation by walking the other way.
Inflection
Synonyms

(because of):

  • vanwege
Derived terms
Related terms
  • door-
  • door middel van
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: deur
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: doro
  • Jersey Dutch: dœr
  • Negerhollands: door
  • Petjo: door
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: door
  • Papiamentu: dor

Adverb

door

  1. through
  2. forward, on
    Ondanks slecht weer ging het feest toch door.
    Despite bad weather, the party went on anyway.
  3. (postpositional, directional) through (implying motion)
    Ik rijd nu de stad door.
    I'm now driving through the city.
  4. (postpositional, spatial) across, around (within a certain space)
    Dolenthousiast rende het hondje de kamer door.
    Very enthusiastically the puppy ran around the room.
  5. (postpositional, temporal) throughout, round (occurring all the time – constantly or frequently – within a certain time period)
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: deur

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch dôre. Cognate to German Tor. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun

door m (plural doren)

  1. (now Southern, archaic) fool, moron
    • 1869, Frans de Cort, "Walter van de Vogelweide als paedagoog" (article including a poem), in Frans de Cort (ed.), De toekomst. Tijdschrift voor opvoeding en onderwijs, Vol. 3, No. 6, page 245.
      Past ook op uwe ooren / Beter dan de doren!
    Synonyms: dwaas, nar, zot
Related terms
  • dwaas

Anagrams

  • oord, rood

Old Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin dolor (pain), dolōris.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /do.ˈoɾ/

Noun

door f (plural doores)

  1. pain
    • 13th century, Afonso X the wise, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E Codex, Cantiga 206:
      ⁊ untou lle bẽ a chaga / ⁊ perdeu Log a door. / ⁊ poſſ el a ſua mão. / ben firme en ſeu logar
      And anointed well the wound / and soon the pain was gone. / And put his hand / very firmly in its place.

Related terms

  • doorida, doorido
  • doorosa

Descendants

  • Galician: dor
  • Portuguese: dor
    • Kabuverdianu: dór

Scots

Alternative forms

  • dour

Etymology

From Middle English dore, dor, from Old English duru (door), dor (gate), from Proto-Germanic *durz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwṓr, from *dʰwer- (doorway, door, gate).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [duːr]

Noun

door (plural doors)

  1. door

Further reading

  • “door” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.

Somali

Verb

door

  1. to choose

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an entrance that opens and closes.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)