Is ASSAY a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'assay'


  1. ASSAY, a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.
  2. ASSAY, an appraisal of the state of affairs
  3. ASSAY, a written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance
  4. ASSAY, a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components


  1. ASSAY, analyze (chemical substances)
  2. ASSAY, make an effort or attempt
  3. ASSAY, to test something (such as a metal or drug) to find out what it contains

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The word ASSAY is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'assay' in a sentence

  1. They assayed the gold to determine its purity.
  2. the company assayed a sample of the rock to see if it contained gold in quantities worth mining
  3. a metallurgist did an assay on the metal and determined it contained nickel
  4. the poem about a frustrated man's last assay at greatness

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