East in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is east a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word east is a Scrabble US word. The word east is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

E1A1S1T1

Is east a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word east is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

E1A1S1T1

Is east a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word east is a Words With Friends word. The word east is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

E1A1S1T1

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Valid words made from East

You can make 31 words from 'east' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'east'

ATES 4EAST 4
EATS 4ETAS 4
SATE 4SEAT 4
SETA 4TAES 4
TEAS 4 

3 letters words from 'east'

ATE 3EAS 3
EAT 3EST 3
ETA 3SAE 3
SAT 3SEA 3
SET 3TAE 3
TAS 3TEA 3
TES 3 

2 letters words from 'east'

AE 2AS 2
AT 2EA 2
ES 2ET 2
ST 2TA 2
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of east

east aest esat seat aset saet eats aets etas teas ates taes esta seta etsa tesa stea tsea aste sate atse tase stae tsae

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

Definitions and meaning of east

east

Etymology

From Middle English est, from Old English ēast, from Proto-Germanic *austrą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ews-.

Compare West Frisian east, Dutch oost, German Ost, Norwegian Nynorsk aust, Swedish öst.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iːst/, enPR: ēst
  • Rhymes: -iːst

Noun

east (countable and uncountable, plural easts)

  1. One of the four principal compass points, specifically 90°, conventionally directed to the right on maps; the direction of the rising sun at an equinox. Abbreviated as E.
    • 1895, Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure
      In a few hours the birds come to it from all points of the compass – east, west, north, and south []

Coordinate terms

  • (compass point): north, south, west

Derived terms

Translations

Also see Appendix:Cardinal directions for translations of all compass points

Adjective

east (not comparable)

  1. Situated or lying in or towards the east; eastward.
  2. (meteorology) wind from the east
  3. Of or pertaining to the east; eastern.
  4. From the East; oriental.
  5. (ecclesiastical) Designating, or situated in, that part of a church which contains the choir or chancel.
    the east front of a cathedral

Synonyms

  • (situated or lying in or towards the east): eastward
  • (meteorology: wind from the east): easterly
  • (of or pertaining to the east): eastern
  • (from the East): oriental

Antonyms

  • (situated or lying in or towards the east): westward
  • (meteorology: wind from the east): westerly
  • (of or pertaining to the east): western

Translations

Adverb

east (not comparable)

  1. towards the east; eastwards

Synonyms

  • (towards the east): eastwards

Antonyms

  • (towards the east): west. westwards

Translations

Anagrams

  • AEST, ESTA, SEAT, TEAs, eats, etas, sate, saté, seat, seta, tase, teas

Estonian

Noun

east

  1. elative singular of iga

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *austrą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ews- (eastern). Cognate with Old Frisian āst, Old Saxon ost, Dutch oost, Old High German ōst, German Osten, Old Norse austr. The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin auster (southerly) and aurora (dawn), Latvian austrumi (easterly), Albanian ag (dawn, early morning; black mark round the eyes), Proto-Slavic *utro.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /æ͜ɑːst/

Noun

ēast m

  1. the east

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle English: est
    • English: east
    • Scots: eist, aist
  • Old French: est
    • French: est
    • Galician: leste
    • Italian: est
    • Portuguese: este
    • Spanish: este

Adjective

ēast

  1. eastern, easterly

Declension

Adverb

ēast

  1. from the east
  2. towards the east

West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian āst, from Proto-Germanic *austrą.

Adjective

east

  1. east, eastern, easterly

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading

  • “east”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Noun

east n (plural [please provide])

  1. east

Further reading

  • “east”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Noun

east c (plural [please provide])

  1. east, eastern former colonies

Further reading

  • “east”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to turn east (a point on the compass).
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)