Is detains a Scrabble word?

Yes, detains is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 8 points in Scrabble, and 9 points in Words with Friends

Detains is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word detains

The meaning of detains


3 definitions of the word detains.


  1. Deprive of freedom; take into confinement
  2. Stop or halt
  3. Cause to be slowed down or delayed

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in detains?

2 Letter Words

5 Anagrams of Detains

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to detains:

Unscramble the letters in detains

There are 14 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'detains'.

More words that can be made using the letters in detains