Is need a Scrabble word?

Yes, need is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 5 points in Scrabble, and 6 points in Words with Friends

Need is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word need

The meaning of need


7 definitions of the word need.


  1. Require as useful, just, or proper
  2. Have need of
  3. Have or feel a need for


  1. A condition requiring relief
  2. Anything that is necessary but lacking
  3. The psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
  4. A state of extreme poverty or destitution

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

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1 Anagram of Need

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 need:

Unscramble the letters in need

There are 9 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'need'.

More words that can be made using the letters in need