Oil in Scrabble Dictionary

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What does oil mean? Is oil a Scrabble word?

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Is oil a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word oil is a Scrabble US word. The word oil is worth 3 points in Scrabble:


Is oil a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word oil is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:


Is oil a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word oil is a Words With Friends word. The word oil is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):


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Valid words made from Oil

You can make 5 words from 'oil' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'oil'

OIL 3 

2 letters words from 'oil'

IO 2LI 2
LO 2OI 2

All 3 letters words made out of oil

oil iol oli loi ilo lio

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

Definitions and meaning of oil



  • oil (a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water)
  • oil, oil color, oil colour (oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist)
  • petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oil (a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons)
  • vegetable oil, oil (any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants)


  • oil (cover with oil, as if by rubbing) "oil the wooden surface"
  • anoint, inunct, oil, anele, embrocate (administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing)

(Source: WordNet, Princeton University. 2010.)