Sew in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is sew a Scrabble word?

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

S1E1W4

Is sew a Scrabble UK word?

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

S1E1W4

Is sew a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word sew is a Words With Friends word. The word sew is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

S1E1W4

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Valid words made from Sew

You can make 5 words from 'sew' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'sew'

SEW 6 

2 letters words from 'sew'

ES 2EW 5
WE 5 

All 3 letters words made out of sew

sew esw swe wse ews wes

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

Definitions and meaning of sew

sew

Etymology 1

From Middle English sewen, seowen, sowen, from Old English sīwian, sēowian, sēowan (to sew, mend, patch, knit together, link, unite), from Proto-Germanic *siwjaną (to sew), from Proto-Indo-European *syuh₁- (to sew). Cognate with Scots sew (to sew), North Frisian saie, sei (to sew), Saterland Frisian säie (to sew), Danish sy, Polish szyć, Russian шить (šitʹ), Swedish sy, Latin suō, Sanskrit सीव्यति (sī́vyati). Related to seam.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /səʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /soʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊ
  • Homophones: so, soh, sow (sense 2)

Verb

sew (third-person singular simple present sews, present participle sewing, simple past sewed, past participle sewn or sewed or (obsolete) sewen)

  1. (transitive) To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through (pieces of fabric) in order to join them together.
  2. (intransitive) To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through pieces of fabric in order to join them together.
  3. (transitive) Followed by into: to enclose by sewing.
Synonyms
  • stitch
Derived terms
  • homesewn
Descendants
  • Akolet: sewim
Translations

Etymology 2

Back-formation from sewer (a drain).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sjuː/, /suː/
  • Homophone: sue

Verb

sew (third-person singular simple present sews, present participle sewing, simple past and past participle sewed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To drain the water from.
  2. (nautical) Of a ship, to be grounded.

Anagrams

  • EWS, SWE, Wes, we's

Central Kurdish

Alternative forms

  • سێو(sêw)

Noun

sew (sew)

  1. apple

Middle English

Noun

sew

  1. Alternative form of sowe

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Russian) a species of sturgeon found in the Black Sea.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)