Star in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is star a Scrabble word?

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

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Is star a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Yes. The word star is a Words With Friends word. The word star is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Star

You can make 19 words from 'star' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'star'

ARTS 4RAST 4
RATS 4STAR 4
TARS 4TSAR 4

3 letters words from 'star'

ARS 3ART 3
RAS 3RAT 3
SAR 3SAT 3
TAR 3TAS 3

2 letters words from 'star'

AR 2AS 2
AT 2ST 2
TA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of star

star tsar satr astr tasr atsr stra tsra srta rsta trsa rtsa sart asrt srat rsat arst rast tars atrs tras rtas arts rats

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

Definitions and meaning of star

star

Etymology

From Middle English sterre, from Old English steorra (star), from Proto-Germanic *sternô, *sternǭ (star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr (star).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /stɑː(ɹ)/
  • (US) enPR: stär, IPA(key): /stɑɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)

Noun

star (plural stars)

  1. Any small luminous dot appearing in the cloudless portion of the night sky, especially with a fixed location relative to other such dots.
  2. (astronomy) A luminous celestial body, made up of plasma (particularly hydrogen and helium) and having a spherical shape. Depending on context the sun may or may not be included.
  3. (geometry) A concave polygon with regular, pointy protrusions and indentations, generally with five or six points.
  4. (acting) An actor in a leading role.
  5. An exceptionally talented or famous person, often in a specific field; a celebrity.
  6. (printing) An asterisk (*).
  7. A symbol used to rate hotels, films, etc. with a higher number of stars denoting better quality.
  8. A simple dance, or part of a dance, where a group of four dancers each put their right or left hand in the middle and turn around in a circle. You call them right-hand stars or left-hand stars, depending on the hand which is in the middle.
  9. (astrology) A planet supposed to influence one's destiny.
    • (Can we date this quote by Joseph Addison and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Blesses his stars, and thinks it luxury.
  10. A star-shaped ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honour.
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      On whom [] / Lavish Honour showered all her stars.
  11. A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.

Synonyms

  • (astronomy): * (abbreviation)

Hypernyms

  • (astronomy): celestial body

Hyponyms

  • Thesaurus:star
  • Derived terms

    Descendants

    • German: Star

    Translations

    See star/translations § Noun

    Verb

    star (third-person singular simple present stars, present participle starring, simple past and past participle starred)

    1. (intransitive) To appear as a featured performer or headliner, especially in an entertainment program.
    2. (transitive) To feature (a performer or a headliner), especially in a movie or an entertainment program.
    3. (transitive) To mark with a star or asterisk.
    4. (transitive) To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle.
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        Thy gloomy grandeurs (Nature's most august, / Inspiring aspect!) claim a grateful verse; / And like a sable curtain starr'd with gold, / Drawn o'er my labours past, shall close the scene.
    5. (intransitive) To shine like a star.

    Translations

    See also

    • astronomy
    • black hole
    • galaxy
    • moon
    • mullet
    • planet
    • red giant

    Anagrams

    • 'rats, RATs, RTAs, TSRA, arts, arts., rats, sart, tars, tsar

    Dutch

    Etymology

    From Middle Dutch star, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *staraz.

    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -ɑr

    Adjective

    star (comparative starder, superlative starst)

    1. stiff, frozen
    2. rigid

    Inflection

    Related terms

    • halsstarrig

    French

    Etymology

    From English star.

    Pronunciation

    • IPA(key): /staʁ/

    Noun

    star f (plural stars)

    1. star (celebrity)
      Elle est devenue star. - she's become a star.

    Derived terms

    • stariser

    Further reading

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

    Anagrams

    • arts, rats, tsar

    Italian

    Etymology

    Borrowed from English star.

    Noun

    star f (invariable)

    1. star (celebrity)

    Maltese

    Etymology

    From Arabic سِتار(sitār).

    Pronunciation

    • IPA(key): /staːr/

    Noun

    star m (plural stari)

    1. (chiefly literary) veil
      Synonym: velu

    Mirandese

    Etymology

    From Latin stāre.

    Verb

    star

    1. to be (indicates a temporary state)

    See also

    • ser

    Norwegian Nynorsk

    Noun

    star m (definite singular staren, indefinite plural starar, definite plural starane)

    1. alternative form of stare

    Portuguese

    Verb

    star (first-person singular present indicative stou, past participle stado)

    1. Obsolete spelling of estar

    Serbo-Croatian

    Etymology

    From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

    Pronunciation

    • IPA(key): /stâr/

    Adjective

    stȁr (definite stȃrī, comparative stàrijī, Cyrillic spelling ста̏р)

    1. old

    Declension

    Derived terms

    • prastar

    Slovene

    Etymology

    From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

    Pronunciation

    • IPA(key): /stár/

    Adjective

    stȁr (comparative starȇjši, superlative nȁjstarȇjši)

    1. old, aged

    Inflection

    This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

    Antonyms

    • mlad

    Derived terms

    • prestàr

    Further reading

    • star”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

    Venetian

    Etymology

    From Latin stāre, present active infinitive of stō. Compare Italian stare

    Verb

    star

    1. (transitive) To stay or remain
    2. (transitive) To live (somewhere)

    Conjugation

    • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

    Source: wiktionary.org
    • a tobacco pipe-stem.
      (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)