Is strain a Scrabble word?

Yes, strain is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 6 points in Scrabble, and 7 points in Words with Friends

Strain is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word strain

The meaning of strain


20 definitions of the word strain.


  1. To exert much effort or energy
  2. Test the limits of
  3. Use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
  4. Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
  5. Cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
  6. Become stretched or tense or taut
  7. Remove by passing through a filter
  8. Rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
  9. Alter the shape of (something) by stress


  1. (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  2. Difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
  3. A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
  4. (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
  5. A special variety of domesticated animals within a species
  6. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
  7. Injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
  8. The general meaning or substance of an utterance
  9. An effortful attempt to attain a goal
  10. An intense or violent exertion
  11. The act of singing

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

6 Letter Words

2 Letter Words

3 Anagrams of Strain

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 strain:

Unscramble the letters in strain

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