Is lay a Scrabble word?

Yes, lay is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 6 points in Scrabble, and 6 points in Words with Friends

Lay is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word lay

The meaning of lay


16 definitions of the word lay.


  1. Put into a certain place or abstract location
  2. Put in a horizontal position
  3. Prepare or position for action or operation
  4. Lay eggs
  5. Impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
  6. Be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
  7. Be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
  8. Originate (in)
  9. Be and remain in a particular state or condition
  10. Tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive
  11. Have a place in relation to something else
  12. Assume a reclining position


  1. Characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy
  2. Not of or from a profession


  1. A narrative song with a recurrent refrain
  2. A narrative poem of popular origin

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

2 Letter Words

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

Unscramble the letters in lay

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

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