Word Finder

WordMom word finder can help you quickly find words, verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and more in different patterns and letter lengths. We have a rich dictionary of over 200,000 English words behind the word finder.

What is a word finder?

Word finder is a tool used by all levels of language users to explore words. For example, an English teacher may need to find words with specific letters. Scrabble game players may want to find Scrabble words for the letters he has on the Scrabble board.

How to find words using word finder?

After analyzing thousands of user feedback, we have developed the world's fastest and easiest word finder tool.

For example, below are the simple steps you have to follow if you need to find all words that start with A and end with C.

  1. Select words from the word type dropdown
  2. Select start from the filter type dropdown
  3. Enter C in the letters field
  4. Click + Add Filter to add a new filter block
  5. Select end from the filter type dropdown
  6. Enter A in the letters field

What is a word?

Words are the basic building blocks of communication. They convey information, express thoughts, express emotions, and connect with others.

A word can also be the smallest unit in a language, spoken or written. A word has one or more sounds that represent a concept, object, idea, or action. In a nutshell, a word carries a meaning.

History of English words

The English language has a rich and complex history that spans over 1,500 years. In the 5th century, the Angles, Jutes, and Saxons invaded Britain, leading them to build a new dialect. That new dialect was called Old English or the very early form of Engish. The Old English has very close relations to Latin and Celtic languages.

The Norman Conquest of England in the 11th century drastically changed the English from Old English. Many French words were adopted into English since French was the official language of the ruling class at that period, which we can consider as Middle English.

English became global as the Brish Empire expanded during the 18th and 19th centuries. New industrial, technological, and cultural emerging evolved the English language to the level today we consider Modern English.

Today, English is the world's third most spoken language and the primary language of international business, science, and technology. Its rich history and diverse influences continue to shape its evolution and impact on the world.

Types of English Words

We can break down English words into eight types: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, pronouns, conjunctions, and interjections. These word types are called as parts of speech in English. Let's try to understand what each word type is with some examples.

  1. Nouns: Used to name people, places, things, or ideas.
  2. Verbs: Used to describe actions or states of being
  3. Adjectives: Used to modify or describe nouns
  4. Adverbs: Used to modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.
  5. Prepositions: Used to show the relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words in a sentence.
  6. Pronouns: Used to replace nouns.
  7. Conjunctions: Used to connect words, phrases, or clauses
  8. Interjections: Used to express strong emotions or feelings.

An easy technique to remember any word

Do you want to remember all the words that you find from our word finder tool? Then the below proven 5-step strategy is for you to memorize any word you find.

  1. Use context clues: Pay attention to the words surrounding the new word you are trying to learn. The context can help you deduce the meaning of the word.

  2. Make connections: Connect the new word to something you already know. For example, if the new word is "scintillating," you could connect it to the word "sparkling" or "shimmering."

  3. Repeat, repeat, repeat: Repetition is essential when remembering new words. Try to use the word in conversation or write it down a few times to help cement it in your memory.

  4. Use mnemonic devices: Mnemonic devices are memory aids that help you remember information. For example, create a sentence using the first letter of each word you try to remember.

  5. Practice, practice, practice: The more you practice using new words, the more likely you will remember them. Read as much as possible and try to include new words into your everyday vocabulary.

Remembering new words takes time and effort, but you can make the process easier with these strategies. Good luck!