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You can make 4 words from 'rec' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'rec'

REC 5 

2 letters words from 'rec'

ER 2RE 2

All 3 letters words made out of rec

rec erc rce cre ecr cer

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Definitions and meaning of rec



  • IPA(key): /ɹɛk/
  • Homophones: recc, reck, wreck


rec (countable and uncountable, plural recs)

  1. (informal) Abbreviation of recreation.
  2. (countable, informal) A recreation ground.
  3. (countable, informal) A recommendation or suggestion.
    • 2018, Jonathan Evison, Lawn Boy (page 48)
      “Got any recs?”
      “What are you looking for?”
      “Something angry,” I said.

Alternative forms

  • (recommendation): recc

Derived terms

  • rec room


rec (third-person singular simple present recs, present participle reccing or recing or rec'ing, simple past and past participle recced or reced or rec'ed or rec'd)

  1. (transitive, informal) To recommend.
  2. (transitive, informal) To record.

Alternative forms

  • (recommend): recc


rec (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Abbreviation of recreational.


  • CER, CRE, ERC, Erc, RCE



From Proto-Celtic *ɸrik- (furrow). Compare Occitan rèc (whence French arrèc) and Basque erreka.


  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈrek/
  • Homophone: reg


rec m (plural recs)

  1. irrigation ditch

Derived terms

  • reguer

Old English

Alternative forms

  • rīec


From Proto-West Germanic *rauki, from Proto-Germanic *raukiz, whence also Old Frisian rēk, Old Saxon rōk, Old Dutch rouc, Old High German rouh, Old Norse reykr. Possibly a loan from the Old Norse instead.


  • IPA(key): /reːk/


rēc m

  1. smoke


  • Middle English: rek
    • English: reek
    • Scots: reek, reik

  • REBUY, to buy again.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)