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Is lex a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lex is a Scrabble US word. The word lex is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

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Is lex a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lex is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

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Yes. The word lex is a Words With Friends word. The word lex is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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3 letters words from 'lex'

LEX 10 

2 letters words from 'lex'

EL 2EX 9

All 3 letters words made out of lex

lex elx lxe xle exl xel

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Definitions and meaning of lex

lex

Etymology

From lexical analysis, from lexical.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /lɛks/
  • Rhymes: -ɛks
  • Homophones: Lex, leks

Verb

lex (third-person singular simple present lexes, present participle lexing, simple past and past participle lexed)

  1. (computing) To perform lexical analysis; to convert a character stream to a token stream as a preliminary to parsing.

Derived terms

  • lexer

See also

  • lex (software) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Noun

lex (plural lexes)

  1. (linguistics) A specific inflected form of a word; compare lexeme.

Latin

Etymology

  • From Proto-Italic *lēg-, from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-s, root nomen actionis from *leǵ- (to gather), whence legō.
  • Or from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-s, root nomen actionis from *legʰ- (to lie, to be in resting position). Compare with the semantics of English law from this root.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /leːks/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /leks/, [lɛks]

Noun

lēx f (genitive lēgis); third declension

  1. a proposition or motion for a law made to the people by a magistrate, a bill
  2. (figuratively) a bill which has become a law, a law
    • Publilius Syrus (translation Benham's Book of Quotations 1948)
      Lex universa est quae iubet nasci et mori.
      The universal law is that which ordains that we are to be born and to die.
      dura lex, sed lex.
      The law is tough but it is the law.
  3. (figuratively) a precept, regulation, principle, rule, mode, manner
  4. (figuratively) a contract, agreement, covenant
  5. (figuratively) a condition, stipulation

Declension

Third-declension noun.

Derived terms

Descendants

See also

References

  • lex in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lex in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lex in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • lex in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lex in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Middle English

Noun

lex

  1. Alternative form of lax (salmon)

Wolof

Pronunciation

Noun

lex (definite form lex bi)

  1. cheek (part of the face)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Latin) law.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)