Teem in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is teem a Scrabble word?

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

T1E1E1M3

Is teem a Scrabble UK word?

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

T1E1E1M3

Is teem a Words With Friends word?

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

T1E1E1M4

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Valid words made from Teem

You can make 14 words from 'teem' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'teem'

MEET 6METE 6
TEEM 6TEME 6

3 letters words from 'teem'

EME 5MEE 5
MET 5TEE 3

2 letters words from 'teem'

EE 2EM 4
ET 2ME 4
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of teem

teem etem teem etem eetm eetm teme etme tmee mtee emte mete teme etme tmee mtee emte mete eemt eemt emet meet emet meet

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

Definitions and meaning of teem

teem

Etymology 1

From Middle English temen (to bear, to support), from Old English tēman (to give birth).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tiːm/
  • Rhymes: -iːm
  • Homophone: team

Verb

teem (third-person singular simple present teems, present participle teeming, simple past and past participle teemed)

  1. To be stocked to overflowing.
  2. To be prolific; to abound; to be rife.
  3. (obsolete) To bring forth young, as an animal; to produce fruit, as a plant; to bear; to be pregnant; to conceive; to multiply.
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Etymology 2

From Middle English temen (to drain), from Old Norse tœma, from Proto-Germanic *tōmijaną (to empty, make empty). Related to English toom (empty, vacant). More at toom.

Verb

teem (third-person singular simple present teems, present participle teeming, simple past and past participle teemed)

  1. (archaic) To empty.
    • 1849, G. C. Greenwell, A Glossary of Terms used in the Coal Trade of Northumberland and Durham
      [The banksman] also puts the full tubs to the weighing machine, and thence to the skreens, upon which he teems the coals. It is also his duty to keep an account of the quantity of coals and stones drawn each day.
  2. To pour (especially with rain)
  3. To pour, as steel, from a melting pot; to fill, as a mould, with molten metal.
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Etymology 3

From Middle English temen (to be suitable, befit), from Old English *teman, from Proto-Germanic *temaną (to fit). Cognate with Low German temen, tamen (to befit), Dutch betamen (to befit), German ziemen. See also tame (adjective) and compare beteem.

Verb

teem (third-person singular simple present teems, present participle teeming, simple past and past participle teemed)

  1. (obsolete, rare) To think fit.
    • 1603, George Gifford, Dialogue of Witches
      Ah, said he, thou hast confessed and bewrayed all, I could teem it to rend thee in pieces

Anagrams

  • Teme, etem, meet, mete, teme

Dutch

Pronunciation

Verb

teem

  1. first-person singular present indicative of temen
  2. imperative of temen

Farefare

Etymology

Cognate with Moore toeeme (to change)

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /téːm/

Verb

teem

  1. to move something
    Sẽŋɛ ka teem bʋʋsɩ la
    Go move the goats

Middle English

Noun

teem

  1. Alternative form of teme (folk)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Hinglish) well.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)