fail


fail is worth 7 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, fail
(v. i.) Death; decease.
(v. i.) Miscarriage; failure; deficiency; fault; -- mostly superseded by failure or failing, except in the phrase without fail.
(v. i.) To be affected with want; to come short; to lack; to be deficient or unprovided; -- used with of.
(v. i.) To be found wanting with respect to an action or a duty to be performed, a result to be secured, etc.; to miss; not to fulfill expectation.
(v. i.) To be wanting; to fall short; to be or become deficient in any measure or degree up to total absence; to cease to be furnished in the usual or expected manner, or to be altogether cut off from supply; to be lacking; as, streams fail; crops fail.
(v. i.) To become unable to meet one's engagements; especially, to be unable to pay one's debts or discharge one's business obligation; to become bankrupt or insolvent.
(v. i.) To come short of a result or object aimed at or desired ; to be baffled or frusrated.
(v. i.) To deteriorate in respect to vigor, activity, resources, etc.; to become weaker; as, a sick man fails.
(v. i.) To err in judgment; to be mistaken.
(v. i.) To fall away; to become diminished; to decline; to decay; to sink.
(v. i.) To perish; to die; -- used of a person.
(v. t.) To be wanting to ; to be insufficient for; to disappoint; to desert.
(v. t.) To miss of attaining; to lose.

10 words found in the Scrabble word, fail


4 letter words

alif 7
fila 7

3 letter words

ail 3
fil 6

2 letter words

ai 2
al 2
fa 5
if 5
la 2
li 2


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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