Lyse in Scrabble Dictionary

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

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

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Valid words made from Lyse

You can make 16 words from 'lyse' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'lyse'

LEYS 7LYES 7
LYSE 7SLEY 7

3 letters words from 'lyse'

ELS 3LES 3
LEY 6LYE 6
SEL 3SEY 6
SLY 6SYE 6
YES 6 

2 letters words from 'lyse'

EL 2ES 2
YE 5 

All 4 letters words made out of lyse

lyse ylse lsye slye ysle syle lyes yles leys elys yels eyls lsey sley lesy elsy sely esly ysel syel yesl eysl seyl esyl

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

Definitions and meaning of lyse

lyse

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ˈlaɪz/, /ˈlaɪs/
Rhymes: -aɪz, -aɪs
Homophones: lies, lice

Etymology

Back-formation from lysis.

Verb

lyse (third-person singular simple present lyses, present participle lysing, simple past and past participle lysed)

  1. (biology) To burst or cut a cell or cell structure; to induce lysis.
  2. (biochemistry) To break down molecularly into smaller molecules; to induce lysis.

Related terms

  • lysis
  • -lysis

Anagrams

  • Slye, leys, lyes, sely, sley, syle

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lyːsə/, [ˈlyːsə]

Etymology 1

From Old Norse lýsa.

Verb

lyse (imperative lys, infinitive at lyse, present tense lyser, past tense lyste, perfect tense har lyst)

  1. shine
  2. give out light

Etymology 2

See lys (light, bright).

Adjective

lyse

  1. inflection of lys:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

French

Pronunciation

  • Homophones: lysent, lyses

Noun

lyse f (plural lyses)

  1. (chemistry) lysis

Related terms

  • lytique

Verb

lyse

  1. inflection of lyser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading

  • “lyse” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Noun

lyse

  1. ablative singular of lysis

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • (Fredrikstad dialect) IPA(key): [ˈlŷː.sɛ̝]

Adjective

lyse

  1. definite singular of lys
  2. plural of lys

Etymology 2

From Old Norse lýsa

Verb

lyse (imperative lys, present tense lyser, passive lyses, simple past lyste, past participle lyst, present participle lysende)

  1. to light
Derived terms
  • avlyse
  • belyse
  • opplyse

References

  • “lyse” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Verb

lyse (present tense lyser, past tense lyste, past participle lyst, passive infinitive lysast, present participle lysande, imperative lys)

  1. Alternative form of lysa

Derived terms

  • avlyse

Etymology 2

Adjective

lyse

  1. definite singular of lys
  2. plural of lys

Source: wiktionary.org