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Is lane a Scrabble word?

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

L1A1N1E1

Is lane a Scrabble UK word?

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

L1A1N1E1

Is lane a Words With Friends word?

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

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Valid words made from Lane

You can make 19 words from 'lane' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'lane'

ELAN 4LANE 4
LEAN 4NEAL 4

3 letters words from 'lane'

ALE 3ANE 3
EAN 3LEA 3
NAE 3 

2 letters words from 'lane'

AE 2AL 2
AN 2EA 2
EL 2EN 2
LA 2NA 2
NE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of lane

lane alne lnae nlae anle nale laen alen lean elan aeln ealn lnea nlea lena elna nela enla anel nael aenl eanl neal enal

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

Definitions and meaning of lane

lane

Etymology

From Middle English lane, lone, from Old English lane, lanu (a lane, alley, avenue), from Proto-West Germanic *lanu, from Proto-Germanic *lanō (lane, passageway). Cognate with Scots lone (cattle-track, by-road), West Frisian leane, loane (a walkway, avenue), Dutch laan (alley, avenue), German Low German Lane, Laan (lane), Swedish lån (covered walkway encircling a house), Icelandic lön (a row of houses).

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /leɪn/
  • Rhymes: -eɪn
  • Homophone: lain

Noun

lane (plural lanes)

  1. (used in street names) A road, street, or similar thoroughfare.
  2. A narrow passageway between fences, walls, hedges or trees.
  3. A narrow road, as in the country.
  4. A lengthwise division of roadway intended for a single line of vehicles.
  5. A similar division of a racetrack to keep runners apart.
  6. Any of a number of parallel tracks or passages.
    the checkout lanes in a supermarket
  7. A course designated for ships or aircrafts.
  8. (bowling) An elongated wooden strip of floor along which a bowling ball is rolled.
  9. (card games) An empty space in the tableau, formed by the removal of an entire row of cards.
  10. (computing) Any of the parallel slots in which values can be stored in a SIMD architecture.
  11. (video games) In MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) games, a particular path on the map that may be traversed by enemy characters.
  12. (horse racing) The home stretch.

Synonyms

  • (thoroughfare): carriageway, direction, roadway, side
  • (narrow passageway): See Thesaurus:alley

Derived terms

Translations

Further reading

  • lane in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • lane in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • lane at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Alne, ELAN, Lean, Lena, Nale, Neal, elan, enal, lean, nale, neal, élan

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin lāna.

Noun

lane f

  1. wool

Related terms

  • lanarûl
  • lanôs

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French l’année (the year).

Noun

lane

  1. year

Italian

Noun

lane f

  1. plural of lana

Anagrams

  • ENAL, lena

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish lán, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlānos (compare Welsh llawn), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [lɛdn]

Adjective

lane

  1. full

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • lone

Etymology

From Old English lanu, from Proto-West Germanic *lanu.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaːn(ə)/

Noun

lane (plural lanes)

  1. a narrow way

Descendants

  • English: lane
  • Scots: lone
  • Yola: laane

References

  • “lāne, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • lana (a-infinitive)

Etymology

From the noun lan (LAN (party)) +‎ -e.

Verb

lane (present tense lanar, past tense lana, past participle lana, passive infinitive lanast, present participle lanande, imperative lan)

  1. to attend or host a LAN party

References

Anagrams

  • alen, alne, lena, Lena, la-en

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈla.nɛ/

Participle

lane

  1. inflection of lany:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular
    2. nonvirile nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Scots

Etymology

See lone.

Adjective

lane (not comparable)

  1. alone

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *olnę.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lâne/
  • Hyphenation: la‧ne

Noun

lȁne n (Cyrillic spelling ла̏не)

  1. fawn
  2. an affectionate term, dear child
Declension

Etymology 2

Same as lȃni.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lǎːne/
  • Hyphenation: la‧ne

Adverb

láne (Cyrillic spelling ла́не)

  1. last year

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