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Is rove a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word rove is a Scrabble US word. The word rove is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Is rove a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word rove is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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Is rove a Words With Friends word?

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

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Valid words made from Rove

You can make 14 words from 'rove' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'rove'

OVER 7ROVE 7

3 letters words from 'rove'

EVO 6ORE 3
REO 3REV 6
ROE 3VOE 6
VOR 6 

2 letters words from 'rove'

ER 2OE 2
OR 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of rove

rove orve rvoe vroe ovre vore roev orev reov erov oerv eorv rveo vreo revo ervo vero evro over voer oevr eovr veor evor

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

Definitions and meaning of rove

rove

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɹəʊv/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɹoʊv/
  • Rhymes: -əʊv

Etymology 1

Probably from Middle English *roven, a Midlands variant of Northern Middle English raven (to wander), from Old Norse ráfa (to rove; stray about). Cognate with Icelandic ráfa (to wander), Scots rave (to wander; stray; roam).

Verb

rove (third-person singular simple present roves, present participle roving, simple past and past participle roved)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To shoot with arrows (at).
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene I.3:
      And thou [] that with thy cruell dart / At that good knight so cunningly didst roue []
  2. (intransitive) To roam, or wander about at random, especially over a wide area.
    • 1912: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes, Chapter 1
      Now that he was in his prime, there was no simian in all the mighty forest through which he roved that dared contest his right to rule, nor did the other and larger animals molest him.
  3. (transitive) To roam or wander through.
  4. (transitive) To card wool or other fibres.
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  5. To twist slightly; to bring together, as slivers of wool or cotton, and twist slightly before spinning.
  6. To draw through an eye or aperture.
  7. To plough into ridges by turning the earth of two furrows together.
  8. To practice robbery on the seas; to voyage about on the seas as a pirate.
Derived terms
  • rover
  • roved
  • roving
Related terms
  • reeve
Translations

Noun

rove (plural roves)

  1. A copper washer upon which the end of a nail is clinched in boatbuilding.
  2. A roll or sliver of wool or cotton drawn out and lightly twisted, preparatory to further processing; a roving.
  3. The act of wandering; a ramble.

Etymology 2

Inflected forms.

Verb

rove

  1. simple past tense of rive
  2. simple past tense of reeve

Anagrams

  • -vore, Over, Vore, over, over-, vore

Dutch

Pronunciation

Verb

rove

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of roven

Anagrams

  • over, Voer, voer

Finnish

Noun

rove

  1. Small container made of birch bark.

Declension

Synonyms

  • tuokkonen

Anagrams

  • vero

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (French) a thickening made of equal quantities of butter and flour mixed together.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)