Is tear a Scrabble word?

Yes, tear is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 4 points in Scrabble, and 4 points in Words with Friends

Tear is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word tear

The meaning of tear


9 definitions of the word tear.


  1. Separate or cause to separate abruptly
  2. To separate or be separated by force
  3. Move quickly and violently
  4. Strip of feathers
  5. Fill with tears or shed tears


  1. A drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
  2. An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
  3. An occasion for excessive eating or drinking
  4. The act of tearing

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

4 Letter Words

3 Letter Words

2 Letter Words

2 Anagrams of Tear

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 tear:

Unscramble the letters in tear

There are 23 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'tear'.

More words that can be made using the letters in tear