Rust in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is rust a Scrabble word?

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

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Is rust a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Yes. The word rust is a Words With Friends word. The word rust is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Rust

You can make 9 words from 'rust' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'rust'

RUST 4RUTS 4

3 letters words from 'rust'

RUT 3SUR 3
UTS 3 

2 letters words from 'rust'

ST 2UR 2
US 2UT 2

All 4 letters words made out of rust

rust urst rsut srut usrt surt ruts urts rtus trus utrs turs rstu srtu rtsu trsu stru tsru ustr sutr utsr tusr stur tsur

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

Definitions and meaning of rust

rust

Pronunciation

  • enPR: rŭst, IPA(key): /ɹʌst/
  • Rhymes: -ʌst

Etymology 1

From Middle English rust, rost, roust, from Old English rust, rūst (rust), from Proto-Germanic *rustaz (rust), from Proto-Indo-European *rudʰso- (red), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rewdʰ- (red).

Cognate with Scots roust (rust), Saterland Frisian rust (rust), West Frisian roast (rust), Dutch roest (rust), German Rost (rust), Danish rust (rust), Swedish rost (rust), Norwegian rust, ryst (rust). Related to red.

Noun

rust (countable and uncountable, plural rusts)

  1. The deteriorated state of iron or steel as a result of moisture and oxidation.
    The rust on my bicycle chain made cycling to work very dangerous.
  2. A similar substance based on another metal (usually with qualification, such as "copper rust").
    aerugo. Green or blue-green copper rust; verdigris. (American Heritage Dictionary, 1973)
  3. A reddish-brown color.
  4. A disease of plants caused by a reddish-brown fungus.
  5. (philately) Damage caused to stamps and album pages by a fungal infection.


Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English rusten, from the noun (see above).

Verb

rust (third-person singular simple present rusts, present participle rusting, simple past and past participle rusted)

  1. (intransitive) To oxidize, especially of iron or steel.
    The patio furniture had rusted in the wind-driven spray.
  2. (transitive) To cause to oxidize.
    The wind-driven spray had thoroughly rusted the patio furniture.
  3. (intransitive) To be affected with the parasitic fungus called rust.
  4. (transitive, intransitive, figurative) To (cause to) degenerate in idleness; to make or become dull or impaired by inaction.
    • 1692, John Dryden, Cleomenes, the Spartan Hero, a Tragedy
      Must I rust in Egypt? never more / Appear in arms, and be the chief of Greece?
Synonyms
  • oxidise / oxidize
  • corrode
Translations
See also

Anagrams

  • RTUs, UTRs, ruts, stur, turs

Danish

Etymology

From Old Swedish rost (rust), from Old Norse *rustr, possibly borrowed from Old Saxon rost, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *rustaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rost/, [ʁɔsd̥]

Noun

rust c (singular definite rusten, not used in plural form)

  1. rust
  2. corrosion

Verb

rust

  1. imperative of ruste

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rʏst/
  • Hyphenation: rust
  • Rhymes: -ʏst

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch ruste, from Old Dutch *rusta, from Proto-Germanic *rustijō.

Noun

rust f (plural rusten)

  1. rest, calm, peace
  2. (sports) half-time
Derived terms
  • rusteloos
  • rustig

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

rust

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of rusten
  2. imperative of rusten

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

rust m or f (definite singular rusta or rusten) (uncountable)

  1. rust (oxidation of iron and steel)
  2. rust (disease affecting plants)

Derived terms

  • rustrød

Verb

rust

  1. imperative of ruste

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *rustaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rʉst/

Noun

rust f (definite singular rusta) (uncountable)

  1. rust (oxidation, as above)
  2. rust (plant disease)

Verb

rust

  1. imperative of rusta and ruste

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rʉːst/

Verb

rust

  1. past participle of rusa

References

  • “rust” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • any fungus of the genus Russula.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)