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Is now a Scrabble word?

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


Is now a Scrabble UK word?

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


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You can make 7 words from 'now' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'now'

WON 6 

2 letters words from 'now'

NO 2ON 2
OW 5WO 5

All 3 letters words made out of now

now onw nwo wno own won

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Definitions and meaning of now



  • IPA(key): /naʊ/
  • Rhymes: -aʊ

Etymology 1

From Middle English now, nou, nu, from Old English , from Proto-West Germanic *nū, from Proto-Germanic *nu, from Proto-Indo-European *nū (now).


now (not comparable)

  1. Present; current.
  2. (informal) Fashionable; popular; up to date; current.
  3. (archaic, law) At the time the will is written. Used in order to prevent any inheritance from being transferred to a person of a future marriage. Does not indicate the existence of a previous marriage.
See also
  • happening


now (not comparable)

  1. At the present time.
  2. (sentence) Used to introduce a point, a qualification of what has previously been said, a remonstration or a rebuke.
  3. Differently from the immediate past; differently from a more remote past or a possible future; differently from all other times.
  4. Differently from the situation before a stated event or change of circumstance.
  5. At the time reached within a narration.
  6. In the context of urgency.
  7. (obsolete) As 'but now': Very recently; not long ago; up to the present.
    • c. 1656, Edmund Waller, Of a War with Spain, and Fight for Sea
      They that but now, for honour and for plate, / Made the sea blush with blood, resign their hate.
Derived terms



  1. Since, because, in light of the fact; often with that.



  1. Indicates a signal to begin.


now (usually uncountable, plural nows)

  1. (uncountable) The present time.
  2. (often with "the") The state of not paying attention to the future or the past.
    Synonyms: here and now; see also Thesaurus:the present
  3. (countable, chiefly in phenomenology) A particular instant in time, as perceived at that instant.
    • 1929, Emily Dickinson, Forever is composed of Nows
      Forever is composed of nows.
Derived terms
  • eternal now


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Etymology 2

See know.



  1. Misspelling of know.


  • NWO, own, won

  • the present time.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)