Ours in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is ours a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ours is a Scrabble US word. The word ours is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

O1U1R1S1

Is ours a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ours is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

O1U1R1S1

Is ours a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word ours is a Words With Friends word. The word ours is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Ours

You can make 13 words from 'ours' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'ours'

OURS 4SOUR 4

3 letters words from 'ours'

ORS 3OUR 3
OUS 3SOU 3
SUR 3 

2 letters words from 'ours'

OR 2OS 2
OU 2SO 2
UR 2US 2

All 4 letters words made out of ours

ours uors orus rous uros ruos ousr uosr osur sour usor suor orsu rosu osru soru rsou srou urso ruso usro suro rsuo sruo

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

Definitions and meaning of ours

ours

Etymology

From Middle English oures, attested since the 1300s. Equivalent to our +‎ -s (compare -'s); formed by analogy to his. Displaced ourn (from Middle English ouren) in standard speech.

Pronunciation

  • (General American), IPA(key): /ˈaʊɚz/, /ɑɹz/
  • (Received Pronunciation), IPA(key): /ˈaʊəz/, /ɑːz/
  • Rhymes: -aʊə(ɹ)z, -ɑː(ɹ)z
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)z

Pronoun

ours

  1. That which belongs to us; the possessive case of we, used without a following noun.

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • Ruso, sour

French

Etymology

From Middle French ours, from Old French urs, from Latin ursus, from Proto-Italic *orssos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos (bear).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /uʁs/

Noun

ours m (plural ours, feminine ourse)

  1. bear (animal)
  2. masthead (list of a newspaper's main staff)

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Haitian Creole: ous
  • Louisiana Creole French: lours, lous
  • Mauritian Creole: lurs
  • Seychellois Creole: lours

Further reading

  • “ours” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Middle English

Pronoun

ours

  1. Alternative form of oures

References

  • “oures, (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 11 May 2018.

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French urs, from Latin ursus.

Noun

ours m (plural ours, feminine singular ourse, feminine plural ourses)

  1. bear (mammal)

Descendants

  • French: ours

Source: wiktionary.org