Is LAY a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'lay'


  1. LAY, a narrative poem of popular origin
  2. LAY, a narrative song with a recurrent refrain


  1. LAY, put into a certain place or abstract location
  2. LAY, put in a horizontal position
  3. LAY, lay eggs
  4. LAY, prepare or position for action or operation
  5. LAY, impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
  6. LAY, not trained in a certain profession : not having a lot of knowledge about a certain thing
  7. LAY, belonging to a religion but not officially a priest, minister, etc.


  1. LAY, not of or from a profession
  2. LAY, characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy

Synonyms for 'lay'

Antonyms for 'lay'

The word LAY is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'lay' in a sentence

  1. Lay the fabric carefully on the table.
  2. He laid a gentle hand on her shoulder.
  3. She laid the baby in his crib for a nap.
  4. a science magazine written for the lay public

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