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Is tour a Scrabble word?

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

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Is tour a Scrabble UK word?

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

T1O1U1R1

Is tour a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word tour is a Words With Friends word. The word tour is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Tour

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


4 letters words from 'tour'

ROUT 4TOUR 4
TROU 4 

3 letters words from 'tour'

ORT 3OUR 3
OUT 3ROT 3
RUT 3TOR 3

2 letters words from 'tour'

OR 2OU 2
TO 2UR 2
UT 2 

All 4 letters words made out of tour

tour otur tuor utor outr uotr toru otru trou rtou ortu rotu turo utro truo rtuo urto ruto ourt uort orut rout urot ruot

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

Definitions and meaning of tour

tour

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɔː(ɹ)/, /tʊə(ɹ)/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ), -ʊə(ɹ)
  • Homophone: tore (pour-poor merger)

Etymology 1

From Old French tour, tourn, from the verb torner, tourner.

Noun

tour (plural tours)

  1. A journey through a particular building, estate, country, etc.
    On our last holiday to Spain we took a tour of the wine-growing regions.
  2. A guided visit to a particular place, or virtual place.
    On the company's website, you can take a virtual tour of the headquarters.
  3. A journey through a given list of places, such as by an entertainer performing concerts.
    Metallica's tour of Europe
  4. (sports, chiefly cricket and rugby) A trip taken to another country in which several matches are played.
  5. (sports, cycling) A street and road race, frequently multiday.
  6. (sports) A set of competitions which make up a championship.
  7. (military) A tour of duty.
  8. (graph theory) A closed trail.
  9. (obsolete) A going round; a circuit.
  10. (obsolete) A turn; a revolution.
    the tours of the heavenly bodies
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Blackmore to this entry?)
  11. (snooker) A circuit of snooker tournaments
Hyponyms
Derived terms
Related terms
  • study tour
  • tour guide
Translations

Verb

tour (third-person singular simple present tours, present participle touring, simple past and past participle toured)

  1. (intransitive) To make a journey
  2. (transitive) To make a circuit of a place
Translations

Etymology 2

Old French tor, French tour (tower)

Noun

tour (plural tours)

  1. (dated) A tower.

Etymology 3

See toot.

Verb

tour (third-person singular simple present tours, present participle touring, simple past and past participle toured)

  1. (obsolete) To toot a horn.

References

  • tour in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • rout, trou

Breton

Noun

tour

  1. Hard mutation of dour.

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from French tour.

Pronunciation

Noun

tour m (plural tours, diminutive tourtje n)

  1. tour

Synonyms

  • rondreis

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tuʁ/
  • Rhymes: -uʁ

Etymology 1

From Old French tor, from Latin turris, turrem, from Ancient Greek τύρρις (túrrhis), τύρσις (túrsis).

Noun

tour f (plural tours)

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook
  3. apartment building
Descendants
  • Breton: tour

Etymology 2

Deverbal Old French torner, tourner.

Noun

tour m (plural tours)

  1. turn, circumference
  2. go, turn
  3. walk, stroll
  4. round, stage (of a competition)
  5. trick (e.g. magic trick, card trick)
  6. ride
Descendants
  • Russian: тура (tura)
  • Ukrainian: тура (tura)

Etymology 3

From Latin tornus.

Noun

tour m (plural tours)

  1. lathe, potter’s wheel

Derived terms

  • tour de potier
  • tour d'abandon

Anagrams

  • trou

See also

Further reading

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

Portuguese

Noun

tour m (plural tours)

  1. tour (guided visit)
  2. tour (journey through a given list of places)

Scots

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tur/

Etymology 1

Noun

tour (plural tours)

  1. tour

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • towr

Noun

tour (plural tours)

  1. tower

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tuɾ/

Noun

tour m (plural tours)

  1. tour, guided visit to a country, museum, etc.
    Synonyms: viaje, visita, excursión
  2. (sports) tour, a trip to another country to play matches
  3. (music) tour, a trip to other countries undertaken by a singer or musician
    Synonym: gira

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TOUPET, a hairpiece worn to cover a bald spot.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)