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

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3 letters words from 'lid'

LID 4 

2 letters words from 'lid'

DI 3ID 3
LI 2 

All 3 letters words made out of lid

lid ild ldi dli idl dil

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Definitions and meaning of lid

lid

Etymology

From Middle English lid, lyd, from Old English hlid, from Proto-Germanic *hlidą (compare Dutch lid, German Lid (eyelid), Swedish lid (gate)), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlitós (covered), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱley- (to cover).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɪd/
  • Rhymes: -ɪd

Noun

lid (plural lids)

  1. The top or cover of a container.
  2. (slang) A cap or hat.
  3. (slang) One ounce of cannabis.
  4. (surfing, slang, chiefly Australia) A bodyboard or bodyboarder.
    • 2001, realsurf.com message board
      Mal rider, shortboard or lid everyone surfs like a kook sometimes.
    • 2003 August, Kneelo Knews
      the rest of us managed to dodge out of control lid riders
  5. (slang) A motorcyclist's crash helmet.
  6. (slang) In amateur radio, an incompetent operator.
  7. Clipping of eyelid.
    • Long after his cigar burnt bitter, he sat with eyes fixed on the blaze. When the flames at last began to flicker and subside, his lids fluttered, then drooped ; but he had lost all reckoning of time when he opened them again to find Miss Erroll in furs and ball-gown kneeling on the hearth [].
  8. (microelectronics) A hermetically sealed top piece on a microchip such as the integrated heat spreader on a CPU.
  9. (figuratively) A restraint or control, as when "putting a lid" on something.
    • 2011, Dave Ramsey, EntreLeadership (page 11)
      Basically he says that there is a lid on my organization and on my future, and that lid is me. I am the problem with my company and you are the problem with your company.

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Translations

Verb

lid (third-person singular simple present lids, present participle lidding, simple past and past participle lidded)

  1. (transitive) To put a lid on (something).
    Antonym: unlid

Derived terms

  • unlid

Translations

Anagrams

  • -dil, -dil-, DIL, DLI, IDL, dil-

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch lid.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [lət]

Noun

lid (plural lede, diminutive lidjie)

  1. member (of a group or club)
  2. member, limb

Derived terms

  • lidmaat

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *ľudъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɪt]

Noun

lid m

  1. people

Declension

Derived terms

  • lidový
  • lidnatý
  • lidumil
  • zalidnění
  • přelidnění

Further reading

  • lid in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • lid in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse hlít.

Noun

lid c (singular definite liden, not used in plural form)

  1. trust

Verb

lid

  1. imperative of lide

Further reading

  • “lid” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɪt/
  • Hyphenation: lid
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch lit, let, leet, from Old Dutch *lid, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz.

Noun

lid n (plural leden, diminutive lidje n or ledeken n)

  1. member (of a group)
    Synonym: lidmaat
  2. member, limb (extremity of a body)
    Synonym: ledemaat
  3. member, penis
  4. (obsolete, grammar) article, particularly in the Southern diminutive form ledeken [from late 16th c.]
    Synonyms: lidwoord, voorlid
Derived terms
  • baarlid
  • erelid
  • gemeenteraadslid
  • kamerlid
  • ledemaat
  • ledenbestand
  • ledental
  • lidmaat
  • lidwoord
  • raadslid
  • regeringslid
  • voorlid
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: lid
  • Indonesian: lid

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch lit, let, from Old Dutch *lid, from Proto-Germanic *hlidą.

Noun

lid n (plural leden, diminutive lidje n)

  1. (rare) lid, cover
Derived terms
  • ooglid

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch lid (member), from Middle Dutch lit, let, leet, from Old Dutch *lid, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɪt]
  • Hyphenation: lid

Noun

lid (first-person possessive lidku, second-person possessive lidmu, third-person possessive lidnya)

  1. (colloquial) member (of a group).
    Synonym: anggota

Further reading

  • “lid” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • lyd, lidde, lidd, lydde

Etymology

From Old English hlid, from Proto-Germanic *hlidą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lid/

Noun

lid (plural liddis)

  1. A lid; a piece of material used to cover a container.
  2. The exterior of a gravesite, ditch, or pit.
  3. The covering over one's eyes; an eyelid.
  4. (rare) The top layer of a pastry dish.

Descendants

  • English: lid
  • Scots: lid

References

  • “lid, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-11-29.

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

lid

  1. imperative of lide

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

  • lir (short form)
  • lider (non-standard since 2012)

Verb

lid

  1. present tense of lida and lide
  2. imperative of lida and lide

Etymology 2

Noun

lid f (definite singular lidi, indefinite plural lider, definite plural liderne)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1917; superseded by li

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *liþuz, whence also Old English liþ and Old Norse liðr.

Noun

lid ?

  1. member

Descendants

  • Middle High German: lit
    • Alemannic German: Lid
    • German: Lied

Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish, from Latin lītem, singular accusative of līs (strife, dispute, quarrel).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlid/, [ˈlið̞]
  • Rhymes: -ið

Noun

lid f (plural lides)

  1. lawsuit
    Synonym: litigio
  2. fight
    Synonym: lucha

Derived terms

  • en buena lid

Related terms

  • lidiar
  • litigar
  • litigio

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -iːd

Verb

lid

  1. imperative of lida.

Volapük

Etymology

From German Lied.

Noun

lid (nominative plural lids)

  1. song

Declension


Welsh

Noun

lid

  1. Soft mutation of llid.

Mutation


Westrobothnian

Alternative forms

  • li
  • löyd

Etymology

From Old Norse hlíð, from Proto-Germanic *hlīþō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /liː/, /lʏɪ̯ːd/
    Rhymes: -íːð
    (ð-dropping) Rhymes: -íː, -íːð
    (í-ý merger) Rhymes: -íːð, -ýːð

Noun

lid f (definite singular lia or lida, dative lin)

  1. mountain side, wooded slope of a mountain or summit

Usage notes

It lies in the concept of this denomination in Westrobothnia, that the slope should be available either for cultivation or at least bear grass and healthy forest. Many villages and homes have hereof names.

Derived terms

  • baklid

References


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a cover, hinged or separate, for the opening and closing of a receptacle.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)