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Is mild a Scrabble word?

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

M3I1L1D2

Is mild a Scrabble UK word?

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

M3I1L1D2

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You can make 9 words from 'mild' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'mild'

MILD 7 

3 letters words from 'mild'

DIM 6LID 4
MID 6MIL 5

2 letters words from 'mild'

DI 3ID 3
LI 2MI 4

All 4 letters words made out of mild

mild imld mlid lmid ilmd limd midl imdl mdil dmil idml diml mldi lmdi mdli dmli ldmi dlmi ildm lidm idlm dilm ldim dlim

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

Definitions and meaning of mild

mild

Alternative forms

  • milde (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English milde, from Old English milde (mild), from Proto-Germanic *mildijaz (mild), from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to beat, pound, grind). Cognate with Scots mild, myld (mild), Saterland Frisian milde (mild), West Frisian myld (mild), Dutch mild (mild), Low German milde (mild), German mild (mild), Danish, Swedish and Norwegian Bokmål mild (mild), Icelandic mildur (mild), Latin mollis (soft, gentle), Lithuanian malonus (pleasing, pleasant, kind), Old Norse mildr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɪld/
  • Rhymes: -aɪld

Adjective

mild (comparative milder, superlative mildest)

  1. Gentle and not easily angered.
  2. (of a rule or punishment) Of only moderate severity; not strict.
  3. Not overly felt or seriously intended.
  4. (of an illness or pain) Not serious or dangerous.
  5. (of weather) Moderately warm, especially less cold than expected.
  6. (of a medicine or cosmetic) Acting gently and without causing harm.
  7. (of food, drink, or a drug) Not sharp or bitter; not strong in flavor.

Synonyms

  • soft, gentle, bland, calm, tranquil, soothing, pleasant, placid, meek, kind, tender, indulgent, clement, mollifying, lenitive, assuasive
  • See also Thesaurus:intermediate

Antonyms

  • strong
  • harsh, severe, irritating, violent, disagreeable

Derived terms

  • mild-mannered
  • mildly
  • mildness
  • mild steel

Translations

Noun

mild (plural milds)

  1. (Britain) A relatively low-gravity beer, often with a dark colour; mild ale
    • 1998, Robert Rankin, The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag (page 112)
      'Let me get this for the lady,' I said to Fange, who was pulling her a pint of mild.

Derived terms

  • mild and bitter

Further reading

  • mild in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • mild in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • mild at OneLook Dictionary Search

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse mildr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mil/, [milˀ]

Adjective

mild

  1. mild, gentle, soft
  2. light, lenient

Inflection


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪlt

Etymology

From Middle Dutch milde, from Old Dutch mildi, from Proto-Germanic *mildijaz.

Adjective

mild (comparative milder, superlative mildst)

  1. mild

Inflection


German

Alternative forms

  • milde (in the sense of merciful, otherwise archaic)

Etymology

From Middle High German milte, from Old High German milti. The modern consonantism is Central and Low German; compare Middle Low German milde.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɪlt/

Adjective

mild (comparative milder, superlative am mildesten)

  1. mild (in all of its common senses)

Declension


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse mildr

Adjective

mild (neuter singular mildt, definite singular and plural milde, comparative mildere, indefinite superlative mildest, definite superlative mildeste)

  1. mild, gentle, lenient

Derived terms

  • formilde
  • lattermild
  • mildhet

References

  • “mild” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse mildr, from Proto-Germanic *mildijaz. Akin to English mild.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɪlː/, /mɪld/ (examples of pronunciation)

Adjective

mild (masculine and feminine mild, neuter mildt, definite singular and plural milde, comparative mildare, indefinite superlative mildast, definite superlative mildaste)

  1. mild
    I mai er det ofte mildt i veret.
    In May, the weather is often mild
  2. gentle
  3. lenient
    Dommeren gav han ei mild straff.
    The judge gave him a lenient punishment.

Derived terms

  • formilde
  • lattermild

References

  • “mild” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Saterland Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian milde, from Proto-Germanic *mildijaz. More at mild.

Adjective

mild

  1. mild; gentle

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish milder, from Old Norse mildr, from Proto-Germanic *mildijaz, from Proto-Indo-European *meldʰ-.

Pronunciation

Adjective

mild

  1. mild, gentle
  2. bland; not hot or strong (about taste of food)
  3. weak; not corrosive or aggressive
    en mild ättiksyralösning
    a weak solution of acetic acid
  4. not extreme; about weather: neither hot nor cold

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • gentle in temper and disposition.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)