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

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4 letters words from 'tort'

TORT 4TROT 4

3 letters words from 'tort'

ORT 3ROT 3
TOR 3TOT 3

2 letters words from 'tort'

OR 2TO 2

All 4 letters words made out of tort

tort otrt trot rtot ortt rott totr ottr ttor ttor ottr totr trto rtto ttro ttro rtto trto ortt rott otrt tort rtot trot

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

Definitions and meaning of tort

tort

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /tɔːt/
  • (General American) enPR: tô(ɹ)t, IPA(key): /tɔ(ə)ɹt/, /tɔː(ɹ)t/
  • Homophones: taught, taut (in non-rhotic accents)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)t

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Old French tort, from Latin tortum, from tortus (twisted).

Noun

tort (plural torts)

  1. An injury or wrong. [from the mid-13th c.]
    • (Can we date this quote by Spenser and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      that had them long opprest with tort
  2. (law) A wrongful act, whether intentional or negligent, which causes an injury and can be remedied in civil court, usually through the awarding of damages. [from the later 16th c.]
  3. (law, only in the plural torts) Tort law (the area of law dealing with such wrongful acts).
Synonyms
  • (law: wrongful act): delict (Scottish law)
Derived terms
  • cotortfeasor
  • tortfeasance
  • tortfeasor
  • tortious
  • tortiously
Related terms
Translations

See also

  • de son tort
  • tort on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

Dialectal variation of tart.

Adjective

tort (comparative more tort, superlative most tort)

  1. Tart; sharp.

Etymology 3

Adjective

tort (comparative torter, superlative tortest)

  1. (obsolete) Stretched tight; taut.
    • (Can we date this quote by Emerson and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Yet holds he them with tortest rein.

Etymology 4

Shortening.

Noun

tort (plural torts)

  1. (slang) A tortoise.

Etymology 5

Shortening.

Noun

tort (plural torts)

  1. (slang) A tortoiseshell (animal with coloured markings on fur).

Anagrams

  • ROTT, Rott, TRTO, Trot, trot

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan, from Latin tortus.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈtɔɾt/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈtɔrt/

Adjective

tort (feminine torta, masculine plural torts, feminine plural tortes)

  1. bent, twisted, crooked, askew, wonky

Derived terms

  • a tort i a dret

Related terms

  • tòrcer
  • tortura

Further reading

  • “tort” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Estonian

Etymology

Borrowed from German Torte.

Noun

tort (genitive tordi, partitive torti)

  1. large cake; cream cake, gateau
    Synonyms: kook, keeks

Declension


French

Etymology

From Old French tort, from Latin tortum, substantive use of tortus, the past participle of torqueō (twist, turn).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɔʁ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔʁ

Noun

tort m (plural torts)

  1. fault
  2. wrong, error
    Je regrette, vous avez tort. I'm afraid you are mistaken.
    Nous avons fait notre choix, à tort ou à raison. We have made our choice, rightly or wrongly.
    • ... I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniquities.

Derived terms

  • avoir tort
  • à tort ou à raison, "right or wrong".

Related terms

  • tordre
  • torture
  • tourte

Further reading

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

Anagrams

  • trot

Hungarian

Etymology

tor +‎ -t

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈtort]
  • Hyphenation: tort

Noun

tort

  1. accusative singular of tor

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

Borrowed from French tort, from Latin tortum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tuʈ/
  • Rhymes: -uʈ

Noun

tort

  1. (law) offense against someone, an insult or inconvenience caused to someone

Usage notes

Only used in the legal phrase tort og svie.

Related terms

  • tortur

References

  • “tort” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Old French

Etymology

From Latin tortum, substantive use of tortus, the past participle of torqueō (twist, turn).

Noun

tort m (oblique plural torz or tortz, nominative singular torz or tortz, nominative plural tort)

  1. wrong; misdeed (something considered wrong)

Derived terms

  • torcious

Related terms

  • tordre

Descendants

  • French: tort
  • Middle English: tort
    • English: tort
    • Scots: tort

Old Occitan

Etymology

From Latin tortum, substantive use of tortus, the past participle of torqueō (twist, turn).

Noun

tort m (oblique plural tortz, nominative singular tortz, nominative plural tort)

  1. wrong (immoral act)
  2. error; mistake

References

  • von Wartburg, Walther (1928-2002), “torquēre”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 20, page 1010

Polish

Etymology

Borrowed from German Torte.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɔrt/

Noun

tort m inan (diminutive torcik)

  1. torte (type of cake)
  2. birthday cake

Declension

Further reading

  • tort in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology 1

From Latin tortus.

Noun

tort n (plural torturi)

  1. thread (spun and made of hemp)
  2. quantity of spun threads
Declension
Related terms
  • toarce

Etymology 2

Borrowed from German Torte.

Alternative forms

  • tortă

Noun

tort n (plural torturi)

  1. cake
Declension
See also
  • turtă, prăjitură

Veps

Etymology

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Noun

tort

  1. tart
  2. cake

Inflection

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “торт”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TORSK, (Norwegian) a marine food fish, aka cusk.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)