Sect in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is sect a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word sect is a Scrabble US word. The word sect is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

S1E1C3T1

Is sect a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word sect is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

S1E1C3T1

Is sect a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word sect is a Words With Friends word. The word sect is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

S1E1C4T1

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Valid words made from Sect

You can make 12 words from 'sect' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'sect'

SECT 6TECS 6

3 letters words from 'sect'

EST 3SEC 5
SET 3TEC 5
TES 3 

2 letters words from 'sect'

ES 2ET 2
ST 2TE 2

All 4 letters words made out of sect

sect esct scet cset ecst cest setc estc stec tsec etsc tesc scte cste stce tsce ctse tcse ects cets etcs tecs ctes tces

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

Definitions and meaning of sect

sect

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Etymology

From Middle English secte, borrowed from Old French secte (a sect in philosophy or religion), from Late Latin secta (a sect in philosophy or religion, a school, party, faction, class, gild, band, particularly a heretical doctrine or sect, etc.), possibly, from Latin sequi (to follow). Alternatively linked to sectus (cut off, divided), past participle of secō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɛkt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛkt

Noun

sect (plural sects)

  1. An offshoot of a larger religion; a group sharing particular (often unorthodox) political and/or religious beliefs.
    A religious sect.
  2. A group following a specific ideal or a leader.
  3. (obsolete) A cutting; a scion.

Hypernyms

  • religion

Hyponyms

  • denomination

Related terms

  • sectarian
  • sectish

Translations

See also

  • cult

Further reading

  • sect in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • sect in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
  • sect at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • 'tecs, CEST, CTEs, ECTS, ETCS, Stec, TCEs, TECs, cest

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [sɛt͡st]

Verb

sect

  1. supine of sec

Middle English

Noun

sect

  1. Alternative form of secte

Source: wiktionary.org
  • secreting, as secretory vessels, nerves.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)