Lib in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is lib a Scrabble word?

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

L1I1B3

Is lib a Scrabble UK word?

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

L1I1B3

Is lib a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word lib is a Words With Friends word. The word lib is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

L2I1B4

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You can make 3 words from 'lib' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'lib'

LIB 5 

2 letters words from 'lib'

BI 4LI 2

All 3 letters words made out of lib

lib ilb lbi bli ibl bil

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

Definitions and meaning of lib

lib

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪb/
  • Rhymes: -ɪb

Etymology 1

Abbreviation for various words beginning in lib-.

Noun

lib (countable and uncountable, plural libs)

  1. liberal
    own the libs
  2. liberation
    women's lib
  3. library
  4. libertarian
Further reading
  • lib on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

From Middle English libbe, from Old English lybb (medicine, drug, potion, poison, charm), from Proto-Germanic *lubją (wort, herb, drug, poison), from Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ-, *lewb- (to peel, break, damage), from Proto-Indo-European *lew- (to cut, remove, prune, separate). Cognate with German Luppe, Lüppe (salve, ointment, plant juice, medicine, magic), Icelandic lyf (medicine, drug).

Noun

lib (plural libs)

  1. (Britain dialectal, Scotland) A potion; magic potion; charm.

Etymology 3

From Middle English libben, related to Dutch lubben (to castrate, emasculate), Dutch libbe (a steer), lubbert (a eunuch). Further relation uncertain. Possibly related to Old English *lybbian (to doctor), from lybb (see above); or perhaps related to Old English lappa, læppa (lappet, piece, section, lobe, portion, district). More at lop.

Verb

lib (third-person singular simple present libs, present participle libbing, simple past and past participle libbed)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To geld; castrate; emasculate (usually said of animals).
Related terms
  • glib
  • libbert
  • libbet

Anagrams

  • bil

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɪp]
  • Rhymes: -ɪp

Verb

lib

  1. second-person singular imperative of líbit

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French libre (free)

Adjective

lib

  1. free

Irish

Pronoun

lib

  1. Galway form of libh

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *lībą.

Noun

līb m or n

  1. life
  2. livelihood
  3. body
  4. monastic life

Declension 1

Declension 2

Descendants

  • Middle High German: līp, līph, līf, līb
    • Alemannic German: Liib
    • Central Franconian: Liev, Leiv
      Hunsrik: Leib
      Luxembourgish: Läif, Leif
    • Cimbrian: laip
    • German: Leib
    • Vilamovian: łaowa
    • Yiddish: לײַב(layb)

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lʲivʲ/

Pronoun

lib

  1. second-person plural of la

Volapük

Noun

lib (nominative plural libs)

  1. freedom

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to geld.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)