Is tense a Scrabble word?

Yes, tense is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 5 points in Scrabble, and 6 points in Words with Friends

Tense is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word tense

The meaning of tense


8 definitions of the word tense.


  1. Become stretched or tense or taut
  2. Increase the tension on
  3. Become tense, nervous, or uneasy
  4. Cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious


  1. In or of a state of physical or nervous tension
  2. Pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')
  3. Taut or rigid; stretched tight


  1. A grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

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

5 Letter Words

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2 Letter Words

2 Anagrams of Tense

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 tense:

Unscramble the letters in tense

There are 13 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'tense'.

More words that can be made using the letters in tense