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Is sans a Scrabble word?

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

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Is sans a Scrabble UK word?

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

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4 letters words from 'sans'

SANS 4 

3 letters words from 'sans'

ASS 3NAS 3
SAN 3 

2 letters words from 'sans'

AN 2AS 2
NA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of sans

sans asns snas nsas anss nass sasn assn ssan ssan assn sasn snsa nssa ssna ssna nssa snsa anss nass asns sans nsas snas

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Definitions and meaning of sans

sans

Etymology 1

From Middle English saunz, sans, borrowed from Old French sans, senz, sens, from Latin sine (without) conflated with absēns (absent, remote). Compare French sans, Italian senza, Portuguese sem, and Spanish sin.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /sænz/, /sɑ̃/
  • Rhymes: -ænz

Preposition

sans

  1. without; lacking
    • 1590, William Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost, act v, scene 2 (First Folio ed.)
      Ber. [] And to begin Wench, ſo God helpe me law,
      My loue to thee is ſound, ſans cracke or flaw.
      Roſa. Sans, ſans, I pray you.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), page 766:
      Those with brooms started to sweep literally, at the feet of the crowd, driving it back into the side streets from which it had emerged to form this assembly – now riders sans steeds.
    • 1991, A. R. Morlan, The Amulet, page 212
      But regardless of when Wally had parked himself out in that backyard—sans coat or jacket—somehow, the old lady must have known where Wally would be before he drove out to the Isaacs trailer—or else she followed him out there from his house.
Synonyms
  • (without): without, minus
Translations

Adjective

sans (not comparable)

  1. (typography) short for sans serif.

Etymology 2

Noun

sans

  1. plural of san

Anagrams

  • ANSs, Ass'n, Nass, SNAs, ass'n, ass'n., assn, assn.

Catalan

Adjective

sans

  1. masculine plural of sa

Noun

sans

  1. plural of san

French

Etymology

From Old French sans, senz, sens, from Latin sine conflated with absentia in the sense "without". Cognates include Spanish sin, Portuguese sem, Italian senza, Catalan sens, sense.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɑ̃/, /sɑ̃z‿/

Preposition

sans

  1. without

Further reading

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

Middle English

Preposition

sans

  1. Alternative form of saunz

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French senz.

Preposition

sans

  1. without

Descendants

  • French: sans

Norman

Etymology

From Old French sans, senz, sens, from Latin sine conflated with absentia in the sense "without".

Preposition

sans

  1. (Jersey) without

Antonyms

  • avec

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin sensus, via French sens

Noun

sans m (definite singular sansen, indefinite plural sanser, definite plural sansene)

  1. sense

Derived terms

  • sanselig
  • sansemessig

References

  • “sans” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin sensus, via French sens

Noun

sans m (definite singular sansen, indefinite plural sansar, definite plural sansane)

  1. sense

Derived terms

  • sanseleg
  • sansemessig

References

  • “sans” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Source: wiktionary.org