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Is wite a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word wite is a Scrabble US word. The word wite is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

W4I1T1E1

Is wite a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word wite is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

W4I1T1E1

Is wite a Words With Friends word?

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

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Valid words made from Wite

You can make 13 words from 'wite' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'wite'

WITE 7 

3 letters words from 'wite'

EWT 6TEW 6
TIE 3WET 6
WIT 6 

2 letters words from 'wite'

ET 2EW 5
IT 2TE 2
TI 2WE 5

All 4 letters words made out of wite

wite iwte wtie twie itwe tiwe wiet iwet weit ewit iewt eiwt wtei twei weti ewti tewi etwi itew tiew ietw eitw teiw etiw

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

Definitions and meaning of wite

wite

Pronunciation

  • enPR: wīt, IPA(key): /waɪt/
  • Rhymes: -aɪt
  • Homophone: wight; (in accents with the wine-whine merger) white

Etymology 1

From Middle English wīten (to accuse, reproach, punish, suspect), Old English wītan (to look, behold, see, guard, keep, impute or ascribe to, accuse, reproach, blame), from Proto-West Germanic *wītan, from Proto-Germanic *wītaną. Connected to Old English wīte, see below.

Alternative forms

  • wyte

Verb

wite (third-person singular simple present wites, present participle witing, simple past and past participle wited)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) To blame; regard as guilty, fault, accuse
  2. To reproach, censure, mulct
  3. To observe, keep, guard, preserve, protect

Etymology 2

From Middle English wite (guilt, blameworthiness, blame, wrongdoing, misdeed, offense, punishment, retribution, fine, bote, customary rent), from Old English wīte (punishment, pain, torment), from Proto-West Germanic *wītī, from Proto-Germanic *wītiją, from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to see, find, behold).

Noun

wite (plural wites)

  1. (obsolete outside Scotland) Blame, responsibility, guilt.
  2. Punishment, penalty, fine, bote, mulct.

Etymology 3

From Middle English witen, from Old English wītan (to see, accuse, go, depart), from Proto-West Germanic *wītan, from Proto-Germanic *wītaną, from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to see, find, behold).

Verb

wite (third-person singular simple present wites, present participle witing, simple past and past participle wited)

  1. (obsolete or poetic) To go, go away, depart, perish, vanish

References

  • Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *wītī, from Proto-Germanic *wītiją (punishment). Cognate with Old Frisian wīte, Old Saxon wīti, Dutch wijte, Old High German wīzi, Old Norse víti.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈwiː.te/

Noun

wīte n (nominative plural wītu)

  1. punishment, torment
  2. penalty, fine

Declension

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Latin: wīta

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈvʲi.tɛ/

Participle

wite

  1. inflection of wity:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular
    2. nonvirile nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Scots

Verb

wite

  1. Alternative form of wyte

West Frisian

Verb

wite

  1. Alternative form of witte

Inflection


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a yellow-flowered plant of the snapdragon family.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)