Is release a Scrabble word?

Yes, release is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 7 points in Scrabble, and 8 points in Words with Friends

Release is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word release

The meaning of release


22 definitions of the word release.


  1. Release, as from one's grip
  2. Grant freedom to; free from confinement
  3. Let (something) fall or spill from a container
  4. Prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
  5. Eliminate (a substance)
  6. Generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
  7. Make (information) available for publication
  8. Part with a possession or right
  9. Release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
  10. Make (assets) available


  1. Merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
  2. The act of liberating someone or something
  3. A process that liberates or discharges something
  4. An announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
  5. The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  6. Euphemistic expressions for death
  7. A legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
  8. A device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
  9. Activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
  10. The act of allowing a fluid to escape
  11. A formal written statement of relinquishment
  12. (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone

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

2 Letter Words

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

Unscramble the letters in release

There are 4 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'release'.