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

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4 letters words from 'duce'

CUED 7DUCE 7

3 letters words from 'duce'

CUD 6CUE 5
DUE 4ECU 5

2 letters words from 'duce'

DE 3ED 3

All 4 letters words made out of duce

duce udce dcue cdue ucde cude duec udec deuc educ uedc eudc dceu cdeu decu edcu cedu ecdu uced cued uecd eucd ceud ecud

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Definitions and meaning of duce

duce

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin dux, ducem (leader), from the nomen agentis form of Proto-Indo-European *dewk-, whence also dūcō (I lead). Compare the likewise borrowed doublets duca and doge.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdu.tʃe/, [ˈd̪uːt͡ʃe]
  • Rhymes: -utʃe
  • Hyphenation: dù‧ce

Noun

duce m (plural duci)

  1. (archaic or literary) captain, leader, helm
    Synonyms: capitano, capo, condottiero
  2. (by extension, after the Fascist era) An authoritarian leader.
    Synonyms: autocrate, despota, dittatore, oppressore, tiranno

Derived terms

  • Duce

Related terms

  • ducato

Latin

Verb

dūce

  1. Alternative form of dūc (lead!, guide!), second-person singular present active imperative of dūcō.

Usage notes

While common in Plautus, dūc is the far more common variant in the classical period.

Noun

duce

  1. ablative singular of dux

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈduː.ke/, /ˈdu.ke/

Noun

dū̆ce f

  1. duck (bird)

Declension


Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈdu.t͡ʃe]

Etymology 1

From Latin dūcere, present active infinitive of dūcō, from Proto-Italic *doukō, from Proto-Indo-European *déwketi, from the root *dewk-.

Verb

a duce (third-person singular present duce, past participle dus3rd conj.

  1. (transitive) to carry, to lead
    a duce de nas
    to lead by the nose
  2. (intransitive) to lead, to go
    Drumul ăsta duce la casa mea.
    this road leads to my house
  3. (reflexive, with accusative) to go
    duc acasă.
    I'm going home.
  4. (reflexive, with accusative; figuratively) to die
Conjugation
Derived terms
  • ducă
  • ducere
Related terms

See also

  • a merge
  • a pleca
  • a căra

Etymology 2

Modified, to be adapted to the Latin, from the older form ducă, itself from Italian duca, and partly through Byzantine Greek δούκα (doúka), ultimately from Latin dux, ducem.

Alternative forms

  • ducă (archaic)

Noun

duce m (plural duci)

  1. duke

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Italian) a leader.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)