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

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Is muse a Scrabble UK word?

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

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You can make 21 words from 'muse' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'muse'

EMUS 6MEUS 6
MUSE 6UMES 6

3 letters words from 'muse'

EMS 5EMU 5
MES 5MEU 5
MUS 5SUE 3
SUM 5UME 5
UMS 5USE 3

2 letters words from 'muse'

EM 4ES 2
ME 4MU 4
UM 4US 2

All 4 letters words made out of muse

muse umse msue smue usme sume mues umes meus emus uems eums mseu smeu mesu emsu semu esmu usem suem uesm eusm seum esum

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

Definitions and meaning of muse

muse

Pronunciation

  • enPR: myo͞oz
    • (UK) IPA(key): /mjuːz/
    • (US) IPA(key): /mjuz/
  • Homophones: mews, Meuse
  • Rhymes: -uːz

Etymology 1

From Middle French muse, from Latin Mūsa, from Ancient Greek Μοῦσα (Moûsa).

Noun

muse (plural muses)

  1. A source of inspiration.
  2. (archaic) A poet; a bard.
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Sonnet 85:
      My toung-tide Muſe in manners holds her ſtill,
      While comments of your praiſe richly compil'd,
      Reſerue their Character with goulden quill,
      And precious phraſe by all the Muſes fil'd.
Synonyms
  • (source of inspiration): Pierian spring
Related terms
  • museum
  • music
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English musen, from Old French muser.

Verb

muse (third-person singular simple present muses, present participle musing, simple past and past participle mused)

  1. (intransitive) To become lost in thought, to ponder.
  2. (transitive) To say (something) with due consideration or thought.
    • For quotations using this term, see Citations:muse.
  3. (transitive) To think on; to meditate on.
    • c. 1726, James Thomson, Hymn
      Come, then, expressive Silence, muse his praise.
  4. (transitive) To wonder at.
Synonyms
  • See also Thesaurus:ponder
Related terms
  • muser
  • musing
  • amuse
Translations

Noun

muse (plural muses)

  1. An act of musing; a period of thoughtfulness.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.xii:
      still he sate long time astonished / As in great muse, ne word to creature spake.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 416:
      He fell into a muse and pulled his upper lip.

Etymology 3

From French musse. See muset.

Noun

muse (plural muses)

  1. A gap or hole in a hedge, fence, etc. through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset.
    Find a hare without a muse. (old proverb)

Anagrams

  • Semu, emus, umes

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /myz/
  • Homophones: musent, muses

Noun

muse f (plural muses)

  1. artistic inspiration
  2. muse (specific artistic subject)

Verb

muse

  1. first-person singular present indicative of muser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of muser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of muser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of muser
  5. second-person singular imperative of muser

Anagrams

  • émus, meus, mues, seum

Italian

Noun

muse f

  1. plural of musa

Anagrams

  • sume

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English mūs.

Noun

muse

  1. Alternative form of mous

Etymology 2

From Latin Mūsa.

Noun

muse

  1. Alternative form of Muse

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From French musée, from Latin mūsēum, from Ancient Greek Μουσεῖον (Mouseîon)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mʉ.seː/, [mʉʷ.ˈseː]

Noun

muse n (definite singular museet, indefinite plural muse or museer, definite plural museene or musea)

  1. Alternative form of musé

References

  • “muse” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek Μοῦσα (Moûsa).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²mʉː.sə/ (example of pronunciation)

Noun

muse f (definite singular musa, indefinite plural muser, definite plural musene)

  1. a muse

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²mʉː.sə/ (example of pronunciation)

Verb

muse (present tense musar, past tense musa, past participle musa, passive infinitive musast, present participle musande, imperative mus)

  1. to whisper
    Synonym: kviskre

Etymology 3

From French musée, from Latin mūsēum, from Ancient Greek Μουσεῖον (Mouseîon)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mʉ.seː/, [mʉʷ.ˈseː] (examples of pronunciation)

Noun

muse n (definite singular museet, indefinite plural muse, definite plural musea)

  1. alternative spelling of musé

References

  • “muse” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Spanish

Verb

muse

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of musirse.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of musirse.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to ponder.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)