Quickly find all words that contain specific letters with our advanced Word Finder tool. Enter your letters in the box below and click "search"!
What is a Word Finder?
Word Finder is a web application that acts as a word lookup database - imagine a better, faster, and more advanced dictionary. You can use Word Finder to find words that use these letters, also Word Finder is designed to help anyone who enjoys playing word games. Word Finder can be used by kids to help them with homework, or by adults who need a quick word lookup when playing a game of Scrabble, Words With Friends, or Wordfeud.
If you are interested in a game-specific word finder or cheat, we have created a Scrabble Word Finder and a Words With Friends cheat, which use the official dictionaries and scoring systems when returning results.
How to use our Word Finder?
Using our word finder is super-easy, so easy that a child could use it. All you have to do is input your letters into the letter field above and click the search icon to get all words that can be made with your letters. If you have a "blank" or "unknown" letter then we have created a special character just for you. Replace your unknown letters with either an underscore (_) or a question mark (?), so that our Word Finder knows it has to try every possible letter.
If you are interested in learning a bit more about Word Finder and all the awesome features it has, then keep on reading. Advanced features help you narrow down your search results and so that you can find the word that you are looking for faster!
To start using advanced options, you have to click on the "Show Advanced Options" button below the letter input field.
Our Word Finder has a total of 5 different advanced options: "Starts With X", "Ends With X", "Contains X", "Word Length", and "Dictionary Type".
Below, you will learn more about each of those features and how you can use them to your advantage.
Starts With X
If you are only interested in words that begin with a specific letter (or letters) then you can use the "Starts With X" option to filter the search results.
If you type "MO" into the "Starts With X" option field, you will only get words that begin with the letters "MO", such as "MOON" and "MORE", but our Word Finder will not show you words like "MAN".
Ends With X
If you are only interested in words that end with a specific letter (or letters) then you can use the "Ends With X" option to filter the search results.
If you type "ED" into the "Ends With X" option field, then our Word Finder will only show you words that have the letters "ED" at the end, such as "RED" and "FRIED", but Word Finder will not show you words like "BANANA" and "MELON".
If you are only interested in words that contain a specific letter (or letters) then you can use the "Contains X" option to filter the search results.
Word Finder will return "BEGIN" if you look for words that contain the letter "G". Word Finder will not return words like "GIFT" because the letter "G" is not included in the "Contains X" setting.
If you are only interested in words of a specific length (number of letters), then you can use the Word Length option to filter the search results. Word Finder will only return words that have the length you specify.
Word Finder will return "BEGIN" if you look for words that have 5 letters. Word Finder will not return "COMPUTER" because the word has 8 letters when "Word length" is set to 5.
If you are only interested in words from a specific Word Finder dictionary, then you can use the "Dictionary Type" option to select the dictionary that suits your use case.
Currently, our Word Finder has 6 different dictionary types: All English Dictionaries, Scrabble US, Scrabble UK, Scrabble IT, Scrabble FR, and Words With Friends.
All English Dictionaries include all English words. Scrabble US uses the word list from official United States Scrabble tournaments. Scrabble UK uses the word list from official United Kingdom Scrabble tournaments and so on.
After setting your search preferences, Word Finder will show you all of the words that meet your search criteria. The search results will be ordered first by word length and then alphabetically.
If you would like to order the results by the number of points they give in a specific game then we recommend using a game-specific word finder, such as Scrabble Word Finder or Words With Friends cheat.
If you want to change the order of the results then you can use Word Finder's sort feature located at the top-right of the results box.
When Should You Use Our Word Finder?
There are many different scenarios in which Word Finder can help you find the word that you are looking for faster. Here are just a few suggestions of what Word Finder can be used for:
1. Word games and puzzles
You can use our word finder to help you solve word puzzles and win word games. Word Finder will provide all the words that fit your search criteria, which may not be what you are looking for, but Word Finder can show you words that you would not have thought of on your own. Word Finder is a great tool to use while playing games like Scrabble, Words With Friends, or any other game that uses word finding as a core game-play mechanic.
2. Word spelling
Have you ever forgotten how to spell a word you know very well? Word Finder can help you find the correct spelling of words quickly and easily.
Word Finder's search results include words that match your search exactly as well as words that have similar spelling and pronunciation. That makes our Word Finder a great tool for people with memory loss or language barriers.
3. Word learning
If you are someone looking to expand your vocabulary Word Finder can help you do that too. Word Finder includes all English words in its results, which gives Word Finder users the ability to learn new words. Word Finder can help you learn the spelling and pronunciation of new words as well as give you the definition of a word you're not familiar with. Word Finder can be a great tool for educators and learners of all abilities.
Different Word Games To Play
Here we have gathered a list of games that Word Finder can be used for. Word Finder has helped thousands of people around the world play their favorite word games and get better at them.
Word Games for Kids
Why not make learning a new language or word something to look forward to? Even though young children may not be able to win every game while playing, they can still enjoy the game through Word Finder. Word Finder can help children learn new words and spellings while they play word games that their parents, siblings, or friends are playing too.
Consider the following games for your kids:
- Prefix and Suffix Game - Make a list of index cards with prefixes and suffixes printed on them. The children must then write down as many words as they can that either begin or end with that prefix or suffix.
- Alphabet Game - This is a great spoken word game that you can play anywhere. Players take turns going around the room naming words from a specific category, such as “animals” or “food.”
- Vocabulary Jeopardy - Set up like the popular game show, except the answers are the words' meanings.
Word Games for Adults
- Scrabble® GO - The official Scrabble® app has a new perspective on the classic word game, with several new modes and power-ups.
- Wordscapes® - Do you want to approach your word knowledge more casually while solving a crossword puzzle, linking letters, and forming words? Then this game is for you.
- CodyCross® - CodyCross® is a free, iOS-only word game that offers an innovative take on the crossword puzzle. Your alien friend investigates new places while you solve crossword clues as his assistant.
Word Games for Seniors
Older gamers may discover some fantastic word games to keep their minds active while having a good time. Indeed, word games are one of the greatest methods to improve your brainpower, especially among elders.
- Daily Word Search - Many applications and websites provide word searches, in addition to the daily newspaper's word search.
- Wheel of Fortune - Wheel of Fortune is well worth a spin whether you're watching the game show on TV or playing your own game with the mobile app.
There's a word game for everyone, no matter how old or unskilled you are. All you have to do now is get into the action! Find crossword puzzles, word jumbles, or anagrams - you only need to try it out!
Benefits of Playing Word Games
There are several benefits that playing word games has, besides being just a fun way to spend time with family and friends.
Here are some of the benefits of playing word games.
1. Word games help improve memory
Word games are a superb way to boost your memory. Word games can help you with both short-term and long-term memory as well. Word games are also some of the best ways to help people with dementia and Alzheimer's because it enables them to express themselves verbally and interact socially while having fun.
2. Word games help improve problem-solving skills
Some word games involve thinking of a solution to a problem or seeing how many combinations you can make the letters spell. Word games are great for training the brain to think to find answers. Word games are great for children who are homeschooled because they can help enhance their problem-solving skills and better understand the world around them. Word games also train the mind to be more flexible and creative when solving problems.
3. Word games can help with your spelling and vocabulary
Word games can also help with your spelling and vocabulary skills. Word Finder is a great way to see how many words you can come up with certain letters, prefixes, or suffixes, and how many words there really are. Word games can help you learn new words and their meanings to expand your vocabulary. Word Finder is a fantastic way to teach children how to spell and expand their vocabulary as well as help adults with their spelling and vocabulary.
4. Word games can reduce stress
Word games are an incredibly effective way of reducing stress. Word games can also help you with your mindfulness and be more present at the moment and less stressed about the past or future.