Oath in Scrabble Dictionary

What does oath mean? Is oath a Scrabble word?

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Is oath a Scrabble word?

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

O1A1T1H4

Is oath a Scrabble UK word?

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

O1A1T1H4

Is oath a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word oath is a Words With Friends word. The word oath is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

O1A1T1H3

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Valid words made from Oath

You can make 15 words from 'oath' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'oath'

OATH 7 

3 letters words from 'oath'

HAO 6HAT 6
HOA 6HOT 6
OAT 3TAO 3
THO 6 

2 letters words from 'oath'

AH 5AT 2
HA 5HO 5
OH 5TA 2
TO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of oath

oath aoth otah toah atoh taoh oaht aoht ohat hoat ahot haot otha toha ohta hota thoa htoa atho taho ahto hato thao htao

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

Definitions and meaning of oath

oath

Etymology

From Middle English ooth, oth, ath, from Old English āþ (oath), from Proto-Germanic *aiþaz (oath), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁óytos (oath). Cognate with Scots aith, athe (oath), North Frisian ith, iss (oath), West Frisian eed (oath), Dutch eed (oath), German Eid (oath), Swedish ed (oath), Icelandic eið (oath), Latin ūtor (use, employ, avail), Old Irish óeth (oath).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈəʊθ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈoʊθ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊθ

Noun

oath (plural oaths)

  1. A solemn pledge or promise, appealing to a deity, a ruler, or another entity (not necessarily present) to attest to the truth of a statement or sincerity of one's desire to fulfill a contract or promise.
    • 2007, George Simmons Roth, Battle in Outer Space (→ISBN):
      But all of us took an oath to do our duty when we joined the Space Force, and I fully expect everyone to willingly keep their word. But you took no oath, and have no obligation.
    • 2011, Mark Leyne, "The Tetherballs of Bougainville: A Novel
      There are [] brought all the way from Bougainville to present their birth certificates and testify in this courtroom, under oath, as to their given names.
  2. A statement or promise which is strengthened (affirmed) by such a pledge.
    After taking the oath of office, she became the country's forty-third premier.
    The generals swore an oath of loyalty to the country.
  3. A light, irreverent or insulting appeal to a deity or other entity.
  4. A curse, a curse word.
    • 1981, Bernard Asbell, The Senate Nobody Knows:
      The farther from the Senator's office, the darker and older the furniture, the freer fly four-letter oaths, the higher the heaps of unfiled and unattended papers culminating in a frenzy of pulp in the press section []

Synonyms

  • pledge, vow, avowal

Derived terms

Related terms

  • bloody oath (Australian slang)
  • fucking oath (Australian slang)

Translations

Verb

oath (third-person singular simple present oaths, present participle oathing, simple past and past participle oathed)

  1. (archaic) To pledge.

Translations

Further reading

  • oath on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • HATO, Thao, taho

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a formal declaration or promise to fulfill a pledge.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)