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Ad, short for Advertisement, is valid in Scrabble

Is “Ad” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Ad is valid in Scrabble for 3 points

The word "Ad" is a two-letter word that's only worth 3 points in total. It's valid to play according to the Scrabble dictionary.

Ad is a synonym for the word advertisement. An advertisement is usually a paid promotion targeted at consumers. They aim to increase sales of goods and services a business sells. Advertisements can come in all shapes and sizes so this is by no means a comprehensive definition. Example ads can include newspaper snippets or digital adverts.

Scrabble players can expand "Ad" by adding another "D" to the start to make "Dad", "H" to make "Had", or an "M" to make "Mad". It's a versatile word that's easy to expand.

Definition of Ad


  • Advertisement.


  • Advantage
  • (debating) advantage


  • To, toward

Definition from ad by Wiktionary, used under CC BY-SA 4.0.

How Many Points is Ad Worth?

Ad is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles A: 1, D: 2. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, Ad is worth 3 points.
  • On a double-word square, Ad is worth 6 points.
  • On a triple-word square, Ad is worth 9 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “Ad”

Potential ways to expand “Ad” using a single letter include:

Words With “AD”

Words containing “AD” at the start, middle, or end include:

See our full list of words with “AD” for more suggestions.

More 2 Letter A Words

2-Letter A words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Ad:

Check out our list of all 2 letter words with A.

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Ad” in the context of Scrabble to discuss if it is valid, its points score, definition, extensions, similar words, and more.

We hope you find this information helpful for learning and discovering new words to play in Scrabble.

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Category: Scrabble Words

Last updated: 05 August 2023

Author: Stephen

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