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

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Is fere a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word fere is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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Valid words made from Fere

You can make 16 words from 'fere' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'fere'

FEER 7FERE 7
FREE 7REEF 7

3 letters words from 'fere'

ERE 3ERF 6
FEE 6FER 6
REE 3REF 6

2 letters words from 'fere'

EE 2EF 5
ER 2FE 5
RE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of fere

fere efre free rfee erfe refe feer efer feer efer eefr eefr free rfee fere efre refe erfe eref reef eerf eerf reef eref

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

Definitions and meaning of fere

fere

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /fɪə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /fɪɹ/
  • (Scotland) IPA(key): /fiːɹ/
  • Homophone: fear

Etymology 1

From (Northumbrian) Old English fǣra, aphetic form of ġefēra (whence also Middle English y-fere).

Alternative forms

  • pheer

Noun

fere (plural feres)

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) A companion, comrade or friend.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book V:
      they swange oute their swerdis and slowe of noble men of armys mo than an hondred – and than they rode ayen to theire ferys.
  2. (archaic) A spouse; an animal's mate.
    • 1830, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, ‘Supposed Confessions of a Second-Rate Sensitive Mind’:
      The lamb rejoiceth in the year, / And raceth freely with his fere, / And answers to his mother’s calls / From the flower’d furrow.
Derived terms
  • ferede

Etymology 2

Compare Latin ferus (wild).

Adjective

fere (comparative more fere, superlative most fere)

  1. (obsolete) Fierce.

Anagrams

  • -free, Free, feer, free, reef

Latin

Etymology 1

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰer-o- (tight, close by), a derivative of *dʰer- (to hold). Cognates include firmus.

Adverb

ferē (not comparable)

  1. nearly, almost, well-nigh, within a little, for the most part, about.
  2. Closely, quite, entirely, fully, altogether, just.
  3. In general, generally, usually, commonly, for most of the time.

Derived terms

  • fermē

Etymology 2

From for.

Verb

fēre

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of for

References

  • fere in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fere in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fere in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Norman

Alternative forms

  • féther (Jersey)

Etymology

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Verb

fere

  1. (Sark) to iron

Old French

Etymology

From Latin faciō, facere.

Verb

fere

  1. Alternative form of faire

Conjugation

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.


Portuguese

Verb

fere

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of ferir
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of ferir

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