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Is obs a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word obs is a Scrabble US word. The word obs is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

O1B3S1

Is obs a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word obs is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

O1B3S1

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


3 letters words from 'obs'

BOS 5OBS 5
SOB 5 

2 letters words from 'obs'

BO 4OB 4
OS 2SO 2

All 3 letters words made out of obs

obs bos osb sob bso sbo

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

Definitions and meaning of obs

obs

Alternative forms

  • obs. (especially in the sense "obsolete")

Etymology 1

Adjective

obs

  1. Abbreviation of obsolete (as a gloss for words in dictionaries)
  2. Abbreviation of observed

Noun

obs pl (plural only)

  1. (medicine) Observation(s) (blood pressure, temperature, etc).

Etymology 2

Noun

obs (uncountable)

  1. (slang) police observation
    Synonym: obbo
    • 2017, Jimmy Donnelly, Jimmy The Weed: Inside the Quality Street Gang
      But I now knew I was under obs by the Gardai as well as by GMP.
    • 2018, Paige Elizabeth Turner, Clock Face of Ills
      Had you under obs for three weeks.
  2. An observation hut.

Etymology 3

Noun

obs

  1. plural of ob

Anagrams

  • BOS, BSO, Bos., OSB, SOB, bos, sob

Danish

Verb

obs

  1. Abbreviation of observér (nota bene).

Adjective

obs

  1. (predicative, chiefly with ) attentive, careful

Proper noun

obs

  1. Acronym of Oplysninger til Borgerne om Samfundet.

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔps/
  • Hyphenation: obs

Etymology 1

ob +‎ es

Contraction

obs

  1. Contraction of ob es.

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

obs

  1. singular imperative of obsen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of obsen

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Clipping of observant.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔps/, /ʊps/ (examples of pronunciation)

Adjective

obs (singular and plural obs)

  1. (predicative, chiefly with ) attentive, aware, careful

References

  • “obs” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • bos, obs.

Swedish

Verb

obs

  1. Abbreviation of observera (nota bene).

Anagrams

  • bos

Volapük

Pronoun

obs

  1. we (first-person plural, nominative) (nominative plural of ob)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • OB, (short for) an objection.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)