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Is “In” a Scrabble Word?

Yes In is valid in Scrabble for 2 points

“In” is an acceptable word within the Scrabble dictionary that is legal to play in games. In is worth a total of 2 points when played in Scrabble.

Definition of In


  • A position of power or influence, or a way to get it.
  • (chiefly in the plural) One who, or that which, is in; especially, one who is in office.
  • The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting; see innings.


  • To enclose.
  • To take in; to harvest.


  • Located indoors, especially at home or at one's office or place of work.
  • Located inside something.
  • (of the ball or other playing implement) Falling or remaining within the bounds of the playing area.


  • At or towards the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
  • Towards the speaker or other reference point.
  • So as to be enclosed or surrounded by something.


  • Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits.
  • Into.
  • Used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance.


  • Abbreviation of inch; inches.

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

How Many Points is In Worth?

In is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles I: 1, N: 1. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, In is worth 2 points.
  • On a double-word square, In is worth 4 points.
  • On a triple-word square, In is worth 6 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “In”

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

Words With “IN”

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

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

More 2 Letter I Words

2-Letter I words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to In:

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

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “In” 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: 19 April 2023

Author: Stephen

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