read is worth 9 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, read
() imp. & p. p. of Read, v. t. & i.
(a.) Instructed or knowing by reading; versed in books; learned.
(imp. & p. p.) of Read
(n.) Rennet. See 3d Reed.
(v.) Reading.
(v. i.) To appear in writing or print; to be expressed by, or consist of, certain words or characters; as, the passage reads thus in the early manuscripts.
(v. i.) To give advice or counsel.
(v. i.) To learn by reading.
(v. i.) To perform the act of reading; to peruse, or to go over and utter aloud, the words of a book or other like document.
(v. i.) To produce a certain effect when read; as, that sentence reads queerly.
(v. i.) To study by reading; as, he read for the bar.
(v. i.) To tell; to declare.
(v. t.) Hence, to know fully; to comprehend.
(v. t.) Saying; sentence; maxim; hence, word; advice; counsel. See Rede.
(v. t.) To advise; to counsel.
(v. t.) To discover or understand by characters, marks, features, etc.; to learn by observation.
(v. t.) To go over, as characters or words, and utter aloud, or recite to one's self inaudibly; to take in the sense of, as of language, by interpreting the characters with which it is expressed; to peruse; as, to read a discourse; to read the letters of an alphabet; to read figures; to read the notes of music, or to read music; to read a book.
(v. t.) To interpret; to explain; as, to read a riddle.
(v. t.) To make a special study of, as by perusing textbooks; as, to read theology or law.
(v. t.) To tell; to declare; to recite.

14 words found in the Scrabble word, read

4 letter words

dare 5
dear 5

3 letter words

are 3
ear 3
era 3
rad 4
red 4

2 letter words

ad 3
ae 2
ar 2
de 3
ed 3
er 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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