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Is dove a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word dove is a Scrabble US word. The word dove is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Is dove a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word dove is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

D2O1V4E1

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Valid words made from Dove

You can make 13 words from 'dove' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'dove'

DEVO 8DOVE 8

3 letters words from 'dove'

DEV 7DOE 4
EVO 6ODE 4
VOE 6 

2 letters words from 'dove'

DE 3DO 3
ED 3OD 3
OE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of dove

dove odve dvoe vdoe ovde vode doev odev deov edov oedv eodv dveo vdeo devo edvo vedo evdo oved voed oevd eovd veod evod

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

Definitions and meaning of dove

dove

Etymology 1

From Middle English dove, douve, duve, from Old English *dūfe (dove, pigeon), from Proto-Germanic *dūbǭ (dove, pigeon), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (to whisk, smoke, be obscure). Cognate with Scots doo, dow, Saterland Frisian Duuwe, West Frisian do, Dutch duif, Afrikaans duif, Sranan Tongo doifi, German Taube, German Low German Duuv, Dutch Low Saxon duve, doeve, Danish due, Faroese dúgva, Icelandic dúfa, Norwegian Bokmål due, Norwegian Nynorsk due, Swedish duva, Yiddish טויב(toyb), Gothic *𐌳𐌿𐌱𐍉 (*dubō).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dʌv/
  • Rhymes: -ʌv

Noun

dove (countable and uncountable, plural doves)

  1. (countable) A pigeon, especially one smaller in size; a bird (often arbitrarily called either a pigeon or a dove or both) of more than 300 species of the family Columbidae.
  2. (countable, politics) A person favouring conciliation and negotiation rather than conflict.
    Coordinate term: hawk
  3. (countable) Term of endearment for one regarded as pure and gentle.
    • O my dove, [] let me hear thy voice.
  4. A greyish, bluish, pinkish colour like that of the bird.
Synonyms
  • (pigeon): columbid, columbiform, culver, pigeon
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

A modern dialectal formation of the strong conjugation, by analogy with drivedrove and weavewove.

Alternative forms

  • dived

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: dōv, IPA(key): /dəʊv/
  • (US) enPR: dōv, IPA(key): /doʊv/
  • Rhymes: -əʊv

Verb

dove

  1. (chiefly Canada, US and England dialect) Strong simple past tense of dive
    • 2007: Bob Harris, Who Hates Whom: Well-Armed Fanatics, Intractable Conflicts, and Various Things Blowing up: A Woefully Incomplete Guide, §: Africa, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Côte d’Ivoire, page 80, ¶ 4 (first edition; Three Rivers Press; →ISBN
      When coffee and cocoa prices unexpectedly dove, Côte d’Ivoire quickly went from Africa’s rich kid to crippling debtitude.
  2. (nonstandard) past participle of dive
Usage notes
  • See dive for dived vs. dove.

References

  • dove” listed as a North American and English dialectal past tense form of “dive, v.”, listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

Anagrams

  • devo

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdoː.və/
  • Hyphenation: do‧ve

Etymology 1

From doof

Noun

dove m or f (plural doven)

  1. A deaf person.
Derived terms
  • doventaal
  • doventolk

Adjective

dove

  1. Inflected form of doof

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

dove

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of doven

Anagrams

  • voed

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin doga, from Ancient Greek δοχή (dokhḗ), from Proto-Indo-European *doḱ-éh₂. Compare Italian doga, Venetian dova, doa, French douve.

Noun

dove f (plural dovis)

  1. stave

Italian

Alternative forms

  • dov' (acopic, before a vowel or 'h')

Etymology

From Latin dē ubi, or from a strengthening of the older form ove with a prothetic d-. Compare Piedmontese doa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdo.ve/
  • Hyphenation: dó‧ve

Conjunction

dove

  1. where

Derived terms

  • laddove

Related terms

  • ove

Adverb

dove

  1. (interrogative) where, whereabouts

Anagrams

  • devo, vedo

Middle English

Noun

dove

  1. Alternative form of douve

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • dovent

Adjective

dove

  1. neuter singular of doven

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to doze.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)