Limes in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is limes a Scrabble word?

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

L1I1M3E1S1

Is limes a Scrabble UK word?

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

L1I1M3E1S1

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Valid words made from Limes

You can make 40 words from 'limes' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'limes'

LIMES 7MILES 7
SLIME 7SMILE 7

4 letters words from 'limes'

ELMS 6ISLE 4
LEIS 4LIES 4
LIME 6MELS 6
MILE 6MILS 6
MISE 6SEIL 4
SEMI 6SILE 4
SLIM 6 

3 letters words from 'limes'

ELM 5ELS 3
EMS 5ISM 5
LEI 3LES 3
LIE 3LIS 3
MEL 5MES 5
MIL 5MIS 5
SEI 3SEL 3
SIM 5 

2 letters words from 'limes'

EL 2EM 4
ES 2IS 2
LI 2ME 4
MI 4SI 2

All 5 letters words made out of limes

limes ilmes lmies mlies imles miles liems ilems leims elims ielms eilms lmeis mleis lemis elmis melis emlis imels miels iemls eimls meils emils limse ilmse lmise mlise imlse milse lisme ilsme lsime slime islme silme lmsie mlsie lsmie slmie mslie smlie imsle misle ismle simle msile smile liesm ilesm leism elism ielsm eilsm lisem ilsem lsiem sliem islem silem lesim elsim lseim sleim eslim selim ieslm eislm iselm sielm esilm seilm lmesi mlesi lemsi elmsi melsi emlsi lmsei mlsei lsmei slmei mslei smlei lesmi elsmi lsemi slemi eslmi selmi mesli emsli mseli smeli esmli semli imesl miesl iemsl eimsl meisl emisl imsel misel ismel simel msiel smiel iesml eisml iseml sieml esiml seiml mesil emsil mseil smeil esmil semil

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Definitions and meaning of limes

limes

Etymology 1

From Latin līmes.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlʌɪmiːz/

Noun

limes (plural limites)

  1. A boundary or border, especially of the Roman Empire.
    • 2011, Norman Davies, Vanished Kingdoms, Penguin 2012, p. 92:
      Their presence in the late fourth century on the River Main (immediately to the east of the Roman limes) is documented in Roman sources, as are their wars with the Alemanni.

Etymology 2

Inflected forms.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /lʌɪmz/
  • Rhymes: -aɪmz

Noun

limes

  1. plural of lime

Anagrams

  • Imels, Liems, Miles, miles, milse, misle, slime, smile

Danish

Noun

limes c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of lime
  2. indefinite plural of lime
  3. indefinite genitive plural of lime

Finnish

Noun

limes

  1. (mathematics) limit, used mainly to read out formulas.
    lim x c {\displaystyle \lim _{x\to c}} reads: limes x lähenee c:tä.

Declension

See also

  • raja-arvo

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lim/

Noun

limes f

  1. plural of lime

Galician

Verb

limes

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of limar

Latin

Etymology 1

From līmus (askew). See also līmen.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈliː.mes/, [ˈlʲiː.mɛs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈli.mes/, [ˈliː.mɛs]

Noun

līmes m (genitive līmitis); third declension

  1. limit, border, path.
Declension

Third-declension noun.

Derived terms

  • līmitāneus
  • līmitō
Descendants

Etymology 2

Inflection of līmō (sharpen, file).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈliː.meːs/, [ˈlʲiː.meːs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈli.mes/, [ˈliː.mɛs]

Verb

līmēs

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of līmō

Etymology 3

Inflection of līmō (besmirch).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈliː.meːs/, [ˈlʲiː.meːs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈli.mes/, [ˈliː.mɛs]

Verb

līmēs

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of līmō

References

  • limes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • limes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • limes in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • limes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

limes

  1. passive of lime

Portuguese

Verb

limes

  1. second-person singular (tu) present subjunctive of limar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) negative imperative of limar

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlimes/

Verb

limes

  1. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of limar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of limar.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Latin) an ancient Roman fortified boundary.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)