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Yes. The word verse is a Scrabble US word. The word verse is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word verse is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

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Valid words made from Verse

You can make 31 words from 'verse' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

5 letters words from 'verse'

EREVS 8SERVE 8
SEVER 8VEERS 8
VERSE 8 

4 letters words from 'verse'

ERES 4EREV 7
EVER 7EVES 7
REES 4REVS 7
SEER 4SERE 4
VEER 7VEES 7
VERS 7 

3 letters words from 'verse'

ERE 3ERS 3
EVE 6REE 3
RES 3REV 6
SEE 3SER 3
SEV 6VEE 6

2 letters words from 'verse'

EE 2ER 2
ES 2RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of verse

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

Definitions and meaning of verse

verse

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈvɝs/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈvɜːs/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)s

Etymology 1

From Middle English vers, from a mixture of Old English fers and Old French vers; both from Latin versus (a line in writing, and in poetry a verse; (originally) row, furrow), from vertō (to turn around).

Noun

verse (countable and uncountable, plural verses)

  1. A poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme.
    Synonym: poetry
  2. Poetic form in general.
  3. One of several similar units of a song, consisting of several lines, generally rhymed.
    Synonym: stanza
  4. A small section of the Jewish or Christian Bible.
    Holonym: chapter
  5. (music) A portion of an anthem to be performed by a single voice to each part.
Derived terms
  • blank verse
  • free verse
Related terms
  • versification
  • versify
Translations

Verb

verse (third-person singular simple present verses, present participle versing, simple past and past participle versed)

  1. (obsolete) To compose verses.
    • c. 1579, Philip Sidney, The Defense of Poesy
      It is not rhyming and versing that maketh a poet.
  2. (transitive) To tell in verse, or poetry.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to educate about, to teach about.


Etymology 2

Back-formation from versus, misconstrued as a third-person singular verb verses.

Verb

verse (third-person singular simple present verses, present participle versing, simple past and past participle versed)

  1. (colloquial, sometimes proscribed) To oppose, to compete against, especially in a video game.

Further reading

  • verse in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • verse in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • verse at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • reves, serve, sever, veers

Afrikaans

Noun

verse

  1. plural of vers

Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

verse

  1. Inflected form of vers

Anagrams

  • vrees

Etruscan

Romanization

verse • (verse)

  1. Romanization of 𐌅𐌄𐌓𐌔𐌄

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɛʁs/

Adjective

verse (plural verses)

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Noun

verse f (plural verses)

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Derived terms

  • pleuvoir à verse

Verb

verse

  1. inflection of verser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Anagrams

  • resve, rêves, rêvés, serve

Hungarian

Etymology

vers +‎ -e (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɛrʃɛ]
  • Hyphenation: ver‧se

Noun

verse

  1. third-person singular single-possession possessive of vers

Declension


Latin

Participle

verse

  1. vocative masculine singular of versus

Middle English

Noun

verse

  1. Alternative form of vers

Portuguese

Verb

verse

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of versar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of versar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of versar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of versar

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈverse]

Verb

verse

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive of vărsa
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of vărsa

Spanish

Verb

verse (first-person singular present me veo, first-person singular preterite me vi, past participle visto)

  1. to meet; to see one another

Conjugation

Related terms

  • ver

Verb

verse

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of versar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of versar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of versar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of versar.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • VERSATILENESS, the state of being versatile.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)