Left in Scrabble Dictionary

What does left mean? Is left a Scrabble word?

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Is left a Scrabble word?

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

L1E1F4T1

Is left a Scrabble UK word?

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

L1E1F4T1

Is left a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word left is a Words With Friends word. The word left is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

L2E1F4T1

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Valid words made from Left

You can make 14 words from 'left' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'left'

FELT 7LEFT 7

3 letters words from 'left'

EFT 6ELF 6
ELT 3FET 6
LET 3TEF 6
TEL 3 

2 letters words from 'left'

EF 5EL 2
ET 2FE 5
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of left

left elft lfet flet eflt felt letf eltf ltef tlef etlf telf lfte flte ltfe tlfe ftle tfle eftl fetl etfl tefl ftel tfel

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

Definitions and meaning of left

left

Etymology 1

From Middle English left, luft, leoft, lift, lyft, from Old English left, lyft (weak, clumsy, foolish), attested in Old English lyftādl (palsy, paralysis). Compare Scots left (left), North Frisian lefts, leeft, leefts (left), West Frisian lofts (left), dialectal Dutch loof (weak, worthless), Low German lucht (left).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɛft/
  • Rhymes: -ɛft

Adjective

left (comparative more left or lefter, superlative most left or leftmost)

  1. The opposite of right; toward the west when one is facing north.
    Synonyms: sinister, sinistral
    Antonyms: right, dexter, dextral
  2. (politics) Pertaining to the political left.
    Antonym: right
Derived terms
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Adverb

left (not comparable)

  1. On the left side.
    Antonym: right
  2. Towards the left side.
    Antonym: right
  3. Towards the political left.
    Antonym: right
Translations

Noun

left (plural lefts)

  1. The left side or direction.
    Synonyms: 9 o'clock, port
  2. (politics) The ensemble of left-wing political parties. Those holding left-wing views as a group.
  3. (boxing) A punch delivered with the left fist.
Derived terms
  • lefty
  • to the left
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English left, variant of laft (remaining, left), from Old English lǣfd, ġelǣfd, past participle of lǣfan (to leave). More at leave.

Verb

left

  1. simple past tense and past participle of leave (depart, separate from; (cause or allow to) remain).
Translations

Etymology 3

From Middle English levit, ilevet, y-levyd, from Old English ġelȳfd, ġelȳfed, past participle of Old English ġelȳfan, lȳfan (to allow, permit), equivalent to leave (to give leave to, allow, grant, permit) +‎ -ed.

Verb

left

  1. simple past tense and past participle of leave (permit).

References

  • The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology, Walter W. Skeat.

Anagrams

  • FELT, Felt, TEFL, felt, flet

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the left side or hand.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)