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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

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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

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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, lyb (medicine, drug, potion, poison, charm), from Proto-West Germanic *lubi, 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

  • BLI, 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-West Germanic *līb.

Noun

līb m or n

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

Declension

Masculine declension:

Neuter declension:

Derived terms

  • guotwerklib

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
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 14a8

Volapük

Noun

lib (nominative plural libs)

  1. freedom

Declension


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