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Is mile a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word mile is a Scrabble US word. The word mile is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is mile a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word mile is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Valid words made from Mile

You can make 13 words from 'mile' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'mile'

LIME 6MILE 6

3 letters words from 'mile'

ELM 5LEI 3
LIE 3MEL 5
MIL 5 

2 letters words from 'mile'

EL 2EM 4
LI 2ME 4
MI 4 

All 4 letters words made out of mile

mile imle mlie lmie ilme lime miel imel meil emil ieml eiml mlei lmei meli emli lemi elmi ilem liem ielm eilm leim elim

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

Definitions and meaning of mile

mile

Etymology

From Middle English myle, mile, from Old English mīl, from Proto-West Germanic *mīliju, a borrowing of Latin mīlia, mīllia, plural of mīle, mīlle (mile) (literally ‘thousand’ but used as a short form of mīlle passūs (a thousand paces)).

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /maɪ̯l/, [maɪ̯ɫ]
  • Rhymes: -aɪl

Noun

mile (plural miles)

  1. The international mile: a unit of length precisely equal to 1.609344 kilometers established by treaty among Anglophone nations in 1959, divided into 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards.
  2. Any of several customary units of length derived from the 1593 English statute mile of 8 furlongs, equivalent to 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards of various precise values.
    • Athelstan Arundel walked home all the way, foaming and raging. No omnibus, cab, or conveyance ever built could contain a young man in such a rage. His mother lived at Pembridge Square, which is four good measured miles from Lincoln's Inn.
  3. Any of many customary units of length derived from the Roman mile (mille passus) of 8 stades or 5,000 Roman feet.
  4. The Scandinavian mile: a unit of length precisely equal to 10 kilometers defined in 1889.
  5. Any of many customary units of length from other measurement systems of roughly similar values, as the Chinese (里) or Arabic mile (al-mīl).
  6. (travel) An airline mile in a frequent flyer program.
  7. (informal) Any similarly large distance.
  8. (slang) A race of 1 mile's length; a race of around 1 mile's length (usually 1500 or 1600 meters)
  9. (slang) One mile per hour, as a measure of speed.

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Anagrams

  • Elim, Elmi, Emil, Imel, Lemi, Liem, Meli, elim, lime

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /miːlə/, [ˈmiːlə]
  • Rhymes: -ajl

Noun

mile c (singular definite milen, plural indefinite miler)

  1. dune
  2. charcoal stack
  3. atomic pile

Inflection


French

Etymology

From English mile.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mil/, /majl/

Noun

mile m (plural miles)

  1. mile

Related terms

  • mille

Further reading

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

Anagrams

  • lime, limé
  • miel

Hawaiian

Noun

mile

  1. mile (unit of measure)

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English mīl (millet) and Latin milium (millet).

Alternative forms

  • myle, milde, mylde, mylie, mylle

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /miːl/, /mil/

Noun

mile

  1. millet (grass used as grain)
  2. The seed of millet.
Descendants
  • English: mile (obsolete)
References
  • “mī̆le, n.(2).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-06-08.

Etymology 2

Noun

mile

  1. Alternative form of myle (mile)

Old French

Alternative forms

  • mil

Etymology

From Latin mīlle (plural mīlia).

Numeral

mile

  1. one thousand

Descendants

  • Middle French: mille, mil, mile
    • French: mille
      • Garifuna: milu (possibly)
  • Norman: mille (Jersey)

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʲi.lɛ/

Etymology 1

From miły +‎ -e.

Adverb

mile (comparative milej, superlative najmilej)

  1. kindly, warmly
Related terms
  • miły
  • miło

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

mile f

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of mila

Further reading

  • mile in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mile in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmile]

Noun

mile f pl

  1. plural of milă

Serbo-Croatian

Adjective

mile

  1. inflection of mio:
    1. masculine accusative plural
    2. feminine genitive singular
    3. feminine nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Yola

Etymology

From Middle English mylne, from Old English mylen.

Noun

mile

  1. mill

Derived terms

  • mileare

References

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a unit of distance.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)