near is worth 8 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, near
(a) Close-fisted; parsimonious.
(a) Immediate; direct; close; short.
(adv.) At a little distance, in place, time, manner, or degree; not remote; nigh.
(adv.) Close to anything followed or imitated; not free, loose, or rambling; as, a version near to the original.
(adv.) Close to one's interests, affection, etc.; touching, or affecting intimately; intimate; dear; as, a near friend.
(adv.) Closely connected or related.
(adv.) Closely; intimately.
(adv.) Nearly; almost; well-nigh.
(adv.) Next to the driver, when he is on foot; in the Unted States, on the left of an animal or a team; as, the near ox; the near leg. See Off side, under Off, a.
(adv.) Not far distant in time, place, or degree; not remote; close at hand; adjacent; neighboring; nigh.
(adv.) So as barely to avoid or pass injury or loss; close; narrow; as, a near escape.
(adv.) To approach; to come nearer; as, the ship neared the land.
(prep.) Adjacent to; close by; not far from; nigh; as, the ship sailed near the land. See the Note under near, a.
(v. i.) To draw near; to approach.

16 words found in the Scrabble word, near

4 letter words

earn 4

3 letter words

ane 3
are 3
ear 3
era 3
ern 3
nae 3
ran 3

2 letter words

ae 2
an 2
ar 2
en 2
er 2
na 2
ne 2
re 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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