Is re a Scrabble word?

Yes, re is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 2 points in Scrabble, and 2 points in Words with Friends

Re is a valid Scrabble word.

See the definition of re and examples of how re is used here.

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Is Re a word? Re meaning


Most people think "re" isn’t a word, but that’s why it’s so fun to say. It actually has multiple meanings. It’s pronounced like "ray" or "ree," depending on the usage and the speaker’s preference.

First, "re" is a prefix that means to do something again or revert something. For example, "reload" means "to load again," and "repeat" means "to say again." (Don’t ask; it’s French.)

On its own, "re" just means "in regard to" or "regarding". You’ve probably seen it in an email because that’s where it’s used most often. However, when used in an email message, users typically only use "re" when they’re referring back to a message that was already sent. For this reason, most people think it means "reply." There’s actually quite a bit of debate about the topic, and there’s no authority to resolve the dispute. Regardless, "re" is a word that means "in regard to." You’re welcome to think of it next time you send an email. Or not. The choice is yours.

"Re" is also the second note on the major scale. It’s used most frequently in a song from The Sound of Music and within choir rehearsals across the nation.

Examples of "re" in a sentence:

  • "Sing it with me: Do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do!"
  • "I meant to get back to you re the head lice, but I was busy checking for nits."
  • "Johnny spoke to HR re your complaint, and they're not happy."

Definition of re

The meaning of re


3 definitions of the word re.


  1. A rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
  2. Ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
  3. The syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization

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

2 Letter Words

1 Anagram of Re

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 re:

Unscramble the letters in re

There are 20 words that can be made by adding another letter to 're'.

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