Literate in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is literate a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word literate is a Scrabble US word. The word literate is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Is literate a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word literate is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

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Is literate a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word literate is a Words With Friends word. The word literate is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Literate

You can make 203 words from 'literate' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


8 letters words from 'literate'

LATERITE 8LITERATE 8

7 letters words from 'literate'

AILETTE 7ARIETTE 7
ATELIER 7ITERATE 7
REALTIE 7RETITLE 7
TERTIAL 7 

6 letters words from 'literate'

ATTIRE 6ELATER 6
LATTER 6LETTER 6
LETTRE 6LITTER 6
RATITE 6RATTLE 6
RELATE 6RETAIL 6
RETIAL 6RETILE 6
TAILER 6TATLER 6
TERTIA 6TILTER 6
TITLER 6 

5 letters words from 'literate'

AERIE 5ALERT 5
ALTER 5ARETE 5
ARETT 5ARIEL 5
ARTEL 5ATILT 5
EATER 5ELATE 5
ELITE 5ETTLE 5
IRATE 5LAREE 5
LATER 5LATTE 5
LEARE 5LEEAR 5
LIART 5LITER 5
LITRE 5RAILE 5
RATEL 5REATE 5
RELET 5RELIE 5
RELIT 5RETIA 5
RETIE 5TALER 5
TATER 5TATIE 5
TELAE 5TELIA 5
TERAI 5TETRA 5
TETRI 5TILER 5
TITER 5TITLE 5
TITRE 5TRAIL 5
TRAIT 5TREAT 5
TRIAL 5TRITE 5

4 letters words from 'literate'

AIRT 4ALEE 4
ALIT 4ARET 4
ARIL 4ARLE 4
ARTI 4EALE 4
EARL 4ETAT 4
ILEA 4LAER 4
LAIR 4LARE 4
LARI 4LATE 4
LATI 4LEAR 4
LEAT 4LEER 4
LEET 4LEIR 4
LERE 4LIAR 4
LIER 4LIRA 4
LIRE 4LITE 4
RAIL 4RAIT 4
RALE 4RATE 4
REAL 4REEL 4
RETE 4RIAL 4
RIEL 4RILE 4
RITE 4RITT 4
TAEL 4TAIL 4
TAIT 4TALE 4
TALI 4TARE 4
TART 4TATE 4
TEAL 4TEAR 4
TEAT 4TEEL 4
TEER 4TEIL 4
TELA 4TELE 4
TELT 4TETE 4
TIAR 4TIER 4
TILE 4TILT 4
TIRE 4TIRL 4
TITE 4TRAT 4
TREE 4TRET 4
TRIE 4 

3 letters words from 'literate'

AIL 3AIR 3
AIT 3ALE 3
ALT 3ARE 3
ART 3ATE 3
ATT 3EAR 3
EAT 3EEL 3
ELT 3ERA 3
ERE 3ETA 3
IRE 3ITA 3
LAR 3LAT 3
LEA 3LEE 3
LEI 3LET 3
LIE 3LIT 3
RAI 3RAT 3
REE 3REI 3
RET 3RIA 3
RIT 3TAE 3
TAI 3TAR 3
TAT 3TEA 3
TEE 3TEL 3
TET 3TIE 3
TIL 3TIT 3

2 letters words from 'literate'

AE 2AI 2
AL 2AR 2
AT 2EA 2
EE 2EL 2
ER 2ET 2
IT 2LA 2
LI 2RE 2
TA 2TE 2
TI 2 

Definitions and meaning of literate

literate

Etymology

From Latin litteratus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪtəɹət/

Adjective

literate (comparative more literate, superlative most literate)

  1. Able to read and write; having literacy.
    Antonym: illiterate
  2. Knowledgeable in literature, writing; literary; well-read.
  3. Which is used in writing (of a language or dialect).
    • 2005, Nicholas Ostler, Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, Harper:
      The Mongol emperor Kublai Khan even commissioned an alphabetic script for his empire, to be used officially for all its literate languages, Mongolian, Chinese, Turkic and Persian.

Derived terms

  • computer literate

Related terms

  • illiterate
  • letter
  • literal
  • literacy
  • literary
  • literature

Translations

Noun

literate (plural literates)

  1. A person who is able to read and write.
  2. (historical) A person who was educated but had not taken a university degree; especially a candidate to take holy orders.

Further reading

  • literate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • literate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

Anagrams

  • laterite, litteræ, teretial

Latin

Adjective

literāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of literātus

References

  • literate in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • able to read and write.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)