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Is “So” a Scrabble Word?

Yes So is valid in Scrabble for 2 points

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

Definition of So


  • True, accurate.
  • In that state or manner; with that attribute. A proadjective that replaces the aforementioned adjective phrase.
  • Homosexual.


  • To the (explicitly stated) extent that.
  • To the (implied) extent.
  • In a particular manner.


  • In order that.
  • With the result that; for that reason; therefore.
  • Provided that; on condition that, as long as.


  • Used after a pause for thought to introduce a new topic, question or story.
  • Short for so what.
  • Used to connect previous conversation or events to the following question.


  • Some person.


  • A syllable used in solfège to represent the fifth note of a major scale.


  • (foods) A type of dairy product, made especially in Japan between the seventh and 10th centuries, by reducing milk by boiling it.

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

How Many Points is So Worth?

So is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles S: 1, O: 1. Its points breakdown is as follows:

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

Single Letter Extensions of “So”

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

Words With “SO”

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

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

More 2 Letter S Words

2-Letter S words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to So:

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

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “So” 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: 03 June 2023

Author: Stephen

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