Tier in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is tier a Scrabble word?

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

T1I1E1R1

Is tier a Scrabble UK word?

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

T1I1E1R1

Is tier a Words With Friends word?

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

T1I1E1R1

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Valid words made from Tier

You can make 15 words from 'tier' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'tier'

RITE 4TIER 4
TIRE 4TRIE 4

3 letters words from 'tier'

IRE 3REI 3
RET 3RIT 3
TIE 3 

2 letters words from 'tier'

ER 2ET 2
IT 2RE 2
TE 2TI 2

All 4 letters words made out of tier

tier iter teir etir ietr eitr tire itre trie rtie irte rite teri etri trei rtei erti reti iert eirt iret riet erit reit

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

Definitions and meaning of tier

tier

Etymology 1

tie +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (UK) enPR: tī'ə(r), IPA(key): /ˈtaɪ.ə(ɹ)/
  • (US) enPR: tī'ər, IPA(key): /ˈtaɪ.ɚ/
  • Hyphenation: tier
  • Homophones: tire, tyre

Noun

tier (plural tiers)

  1. One who ties (knots, etc).
  2. Something that ties.
  3. (archaic) A child's apron.

Etymology 2

From Middle French tier, from Old French tire (rank, sequence, order, kind), probably from tirer (to draw, draw out). Alternatively, from a Germanic source related to Middle English tir (honour, glory, power, rule), Old English tīr (glory, honour, fame), German Zier (adornment, ornament, decoration).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: , IPA(key): /ˈtɪə/
  • (US) enPR: tîr, IPA(key): /ˈtɪɚ/
  • Hyphenation: tier
  • Homophones: tear (as in droplet from one's eye)

Noun

tier (plural tiers)

  1. A layer or rank, especially of seats or a wedding cake.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

tier (third-person singular simple present tiers, present participle tiering, simple past and past participle tiered)

  1. (transitive) To arrange in layers.
  2. (transitive) To cascade in an overlapping sequence.
  3. (transitive, computing) To move (data) from one storage medium to another as an optimization, based on how frequently it is accessed.
References
  • Tier on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • REIT, Teri, iter, iter., reit, rite, tire, trie

Afrikaans

Etymology

From a dialectal form or pronunciation of Dutch tijger, from Middle Dutch tiger.

Noun

tier (plural tiere or tiers)

  1. tiger
  2. leopard
    Synonyms: bergtier, luiperd

Danish

Etymology 1

From ti (ten) +‎ -er

Alternative forms

  • 10'er

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtˢiˀɐ]

Noun

tier c (singular definite tieren, plural indefinite tiere)

  1. ten (the card between the nine and jack in a given suit)
  2. ten (a monetary denomination worth ten units)
Inflection
See also

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtˢiːɐ]
  • Homophone: tiger

Verb

tier

  1. present of tie

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ir

Verb

tier

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

Anagrams

  • riet

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

tier m (definite singular tieren, indefinite plural tiere, definite plural tierne)

  1. a ten kroner coin, worth about £1 in Britain.
  2. something or someone that has the number ten (ti)

Verb

tier

  1. present of tie

References

  • “tier” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Romansch

Etymology

Borrowed from German Tier.

Noun

tier m (plural tiers)

  1. (Sursilvan) animal

Synonyms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) animal
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) biestg
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan) bestga
  • (Sursilvan) bestia
  • (Puter, Vallader) bes-cha

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TIEMANNITE, a kind of mineral, mercuric selenide.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)