Pent in Scrabble Dictionary

What does pent mean? Is pent a Scrabble word?

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Is pent a Scrabble word?

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

P3E1N1T1

Is pent a Scrabble UK word?

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

P3E1N1T1

Is pent a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word pent is a Words With Friends word. The word pent is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

P4E1N2T1

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Valid words made from Pent

You can make 11 words from 'pent' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'pent'

PENT 6 

3 letters words from 'pent'

NEP 5NET 3
PEN 5PET 5
TEN 3 

2 letters words from 'pent'

EN 2ET 2
NE 2PE 4
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of pent

pent epnt pnet npet enpt nept petn eptn pten tpen etpn tepn pnte npte ptne tpne ntpe tnpe entp netp etnp tenp ntep tnep

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

Definitions and meaning of pent

pent

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɛnt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Etymology 1

From pen +‎ -t.

Noun

pent (plural pents)

  1. Confinement; concealment.

Adjective

pent

  1. Confined in a pen, imprisoned.
    • (Can we date this quote?) W.S. Gilbert, The Mikado.
      My object all sublime
      I shall achieve in time —
      To let the punishment fit the crime —
      The punishment fit the crime;
      And make each prisoner pent
      Unwillingly represent
      A source of innocent merriment!
      Of innocent merriment!
Usage notes

Use of bare “pent”, as in the Gilbert quotation above, has become less common over time. (Use of “pent up” or “pent in” remains about as common.)

Related terms
  • pent-up
Translations

Verb

pent

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of pen; alternative form of penned

Etymology 2

Clipping of pentatonic.

Noun

pent (plural pents)

  1. (informal, music) A pentatonic scale.

Etymology 3

Clipping of pentacle or pentagram.

Noun

pent (plural pents)

  1. (informal, paganism) A pentacle or pentagram.

Anagrams

  • ENTP, PETN

Danish

Adjective

pent

  1. neuter singular of pen

Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

pent

  1. neuter singular of pen

Norwegian Nynorsk

Adjective

pent

  1. neuter singular of pen

Old French

Verb

pent

  1. third-person singular present indicative of pendre

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a penthouse.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)