Is operate a Scrabble word?

Yes, operate is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 9 points in Scrabble, and 10 points in Words with Friends

Operate is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word operate

The meaning of operate


7 definitions of the word operate.


  1. Direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
  2. Perform as expected when applied
  3. Handle and cause to function
  4. Perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
  5. Happen
  6. Keep engaged
  7. Perform surgery on

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

6 Letter Words

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

Unscramble the letters in operate

There are 5 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'operate'.

More words that can be made using the letters in operate