Words that start with A

The points of the letter A

In word games, the letter A has a low point value. Placing A on certain squares on the game board can increase its point value.

For example placing A on a double letter score (DL) square will double its point value for that turn. Placing it on a triple letter score (TL) square will triple its point value. Always try to go for these squares!

Words starting with A

The letter A is one of the most versatile letters in the English language. It can function as both a vowel and a consonant, making it valuable for word formation. Its versatility allows it to appear in a wide range of words, offering numerous possibilities for strategic plays.

There are a lot of common words that start with A. For example "at", "an", "and", "as", "are", "all", "about", "after", "also", "away", "around", "ask", "act", "able", "aid", "aim", "air", and "ate".

The letter A often serves as a prefix or suffix in many words, providing opportunities to extend your plays and create longer words. Look for opportunities to attach it to other letters to form words like "apple", "area", "almost", "away", "ask", "act", and "air".

Make advanced plays

Consider the placement of A on the game board to maximize your scoring potential. Look for premium squares, such as double or triple letter score squares, to increase the point value of words containing A.

Make sure to maintain a balanced rack of tiles that includes a mix of vowels and consonants, including other high-value letters. This will increase your chances of forming words with A and utilizing it effectively in your plays.

Always pay attention to your opponents' moves and anticipate their potential plays involving the letter A. Be prepared to block or occupy key spaces on the game board to prevent them from capitalizing on high-scoring opportunities.

If you're unable to form a high-scoring word with A, consider playing shorter words strategically to open up opportunities for future turns. Don't be afraid to adapt your strategy based on the changing dynamics of the game.

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In this case there are 16083 words in total that start with A. There are 95 3-letter words that start with A. The 3-letter words with the highest scores on Scrabble are: aby , ays and ary . The words with the highest scores on Words with Friends are: adz , aji and azo .

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