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Is pore a Scrabble word?

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

P3O1R1E1

Is pore a Scrabble UK word?

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

P3O1R1E1

Is pore a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word pore is a Words With Friends word. The word pore is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Pore

You can make 19 words from 'pore' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'pore'

PORE 6REPO 6
ROPE 6 

3 letters words from 'pore'

OPE 5ORE 3
PER 5PRE 5
PRO 5REO 3
REP 5ROE 3

2 letters words from 'pore'

ER 2OE 2
OP 4OR 2
PE 4PO 4
RE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of pore

pore opre proe rpoe orpe rope poer oper peor epor oepr eopr preo rpeo pero epro repo erpo orep roep oerp eorp reop erop

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

Definitions and meaning of pore

pore

Pronunciation

  • (General American) enPR: pôr, IPA(key): /pɔɹ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: , IPA(key): /pɔː/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: pōr, IPA(key): /po(ː)ɹ/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /poə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophones: pour, poor (in accents with the pour–poor merger); paw (non-rhotic accents with the horse–hoarse merger)

Etymology 1

From Middle English pore, from Old French pore, from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage). Displaced native Old English swātþȳrel (literally sweat hole) and līcþēote (literally body pipe).

Noun

pore (plural pores)

  1. A tiny opening in the skin.
  2. By extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many, or one allowing the passage of a fluid.
Related terms
  • porous
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English poren, pouren, puren (to gaze intently, look closely), from Old English *purian, suggested by Old English spyrian (to investigate, examine). Akin to Middle Dutch poren (to pore, look), Dutch porren (to poke, prod, stir, encourage, endeavour, attempt), Low German purren (to poke, stir), Danish purre (to poke, stir, rouse), dialectal Swedish pora, pura, påra (to work slowly and gradually, work deliberately), Old English spor (track, trace, vestige). Compare also Middle English puren, piren (to look, peer). See peer.

Verb

pore (third-person singular simple present pores, present participle poring, simple past and past participle pored)

  1. to study meticulously; to go over again and again.
    • 1826, Mary Shelley, The Last Man, part 1, chapter 10
      Yet each foreign post day she watched for the arrival of letters - knew the postmark, and watched me as I read. I found her often poring over the articles of Greek intelligence in the newspaper.
  2. to meditate or reflect in a steady way.
Derived terms
  • pore over
Translations

Anagrams

  • Pero, oper, reop, repo, rope

Cornish

Noun

pore

  1. Hard mutation of bore.

Danish

Etymology

From Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /poːrə/, [ˈpʰoːɐ]

Noun

pore c (singular definite poren, plural indefinite porer)

  1. pore (a tiny opening in the skin)

Inflection


Finnish

Etymology

From por +‎ -e.

Noun

pore

  1. bubble (gas bubble in water)
  2. An area of molten water near the edge of ice in a melting lake.

Declension

Synonyms

  • (bubble): kupla

Anagrams

  • Repo, repo, rope

French

Etymology

From Old French pore, from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

Noun

pore m (plural pores)

  1. pore (small opening in skin)
  2. by extension, small openings

Further reading

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

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

Noun

pore f or m (definite singular pora or poren, indefinite plural porer, definite plural porene)

  1. a pore (e.g. in the skin)

Related terms

  • porøs

References

  • “pore” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

Noun

pore f (definite singular pora, indefinite plural porer, definite plural porene)

  1. a pore (e.g. in the skin)

Related terms

  • porøs

References

  • “pore” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin porus, from Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, passage).

Noun

pore m (oblique plural pores, nominative singular pores, nominative plural pore)

  1. pore (small opening in skin)

Venetian

Adjective

pore f

  1. feminine plural of poro

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to examine closely.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)