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

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

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Valid words made from Rite

You can make 16 words from 'rite' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'rite'

RITE 4TIER 4
TIRE 4TRIE 4

3 letters words from 'rite'

IRE 3REI 3
RET 3RIT 3
TIE 3 

2 letters words from 'rite'

ER 2ET 2
IT 2RE 2
TE 2TI 2

All 4 letters words made out of rite

rite irte rtie trie itre tire riet iret reit erit iert eirt rtei trei reti erti teri etri iter tier ietr eitr teir etir

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

Definitions and meaning of rite

rite

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹaɪt/
  • Rhymes: -aɪt
  • Homophones: right, wright, Wright, write

Etymology 1

Via Middle English and Old French, from Latin ritus.

Noun

rite (plural rites)

  1. A religious custom.
  2. (by extension) A prescribed behavior.
    • 1989, H. T. Willetts (translator), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (author), August 1914, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, →ISBN, page 141–42:
      But he had to perform the rites of hospitality, had to behave politely to his ally.
Related terms
  • ritual
Translations

Etymology 2

Variation of right.

Adjective

rite (not comparable)

  1. Informal spelling of right.
Derived terms

Adverb

rite (not comparable)

  1. Informal spelling of right.

Interjection

rite

  1. Informal spelling of right.

Noun

rite (plural rites)

  1. Informal spelling of right.
    1. used in unique spellings of company brand names
    2. part of the contraction and interjection amirite

Anagrams

  • REIT, Teri, iter, iter., reit, tier, tire, trie

French

Alternative forms

  • rit (obsolete)

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ritus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁit/

Noun

rite m (plural rites)

  1. rite

Further reading

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

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɾˠɪtʲə/

Etymology 1

Participle

rite

  1. past participle of righ

Adjective

rite

  1. taut, tense
  2. sharp, steep
  3. exposed (le (to))
  4. eager (chun (for))
Derived terms
  • riteacht f (tautness, tenseness; sharpness, steepness; exposedness, bleakness)

Etymology 2

Participle

rite

  1. past participle of rith

Adjective

rite

  1. exhausted, extinct
Derived terms
  • rite anuas, rite síos (run down) (in health)

References

  • "rite" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Latin

Etymology

From rītus (rite, custom)

Adverb

rīte (not comparable)

  1. according to religious usage, with due observances, with proper ceremonies, ceremonially, solemnly, duly

References

  • rite in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rite in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rite in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *lite. Compare Hawaiian like.

Verb

rite

  1. to resemble; to be like, similar, alike

Derived terms

  • whakarite: to make something equal, to make something similar

References

  • “rite” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈrite]

Noun

rite

  1. nominative/accusative plural of riť

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RITARD, (Italian) a musical passage with a gradual slackening of tempo.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)