Ism in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is ism a Scrabble word?

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

I1S1M3

Is ism a Scrabble UK word?

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

I1S1M3

Is ism a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word ism is a Words With Friends word. The word ism is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

I1S1M4

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Valid words made from Ism

You can make 6 words from 'ism' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'ism'

ISM 5MIS 5
SIM 5 

2 letters words from 'ism'

IS 2MI 4
SI 2 

All 3 letters words made out of ism

ism sim ims mis smi msi

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

Definitions and meaning of ism

ism

Etymology

From the suffix -ism (belief), particularly (in the 19th century) in the sense of "social movement". Compare phobia, from -phobia, sophy, from -sophy, itis, from -itis, and ana, from -ana.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪz.əm/
  • Rhymes: -ɪzəm

Noun

ism (plural isms)

  1. An ideology, system of thought, or practice that can be described by a word ending in -ism.
    Synonym: whateverism
  2. (specifically) A form of discrimination, such as racism or sexism.

Translations

See also

  • ideology
  • ist
  • philosophy
  • wasm

Further reading

  • "isms" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 173.

Anagrams

  • IMS, IMs, MIS, MIs, MSI, SIM, Sim, mis-, sim

Abinomn

Noun

ism

  1. root (of a plant)

Cypriot Arabic

Etymology

From Arabic اِسْم(ism), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

Noun

ism

  1. name

Uzbek

Etymology

From Persian اسم(esm), from Arabic اِسْم(ism).

Noun

ism (plural ismlar)

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a distinctive theory or doctrine.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)