Derail Scrabble Word Score, Definitions + More

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What is derail? What does derail mean?

derail is generally defined as to cause to leave the rails

derail Definition

Derail means to cause something to go off the rails or tracks, or to prevent something from happening as planned. It can be used in a literal or figurative sense. Here are some different ways derail can be used:

  • To cause a train or other vehicle to come off its tracks
  • To cause a plan or project to fail or be delayed
  • To cause someone to deviate from their intended course of action or train of thought

Examples Using derail in a sentence

  1. The train was derailed by a fallen tree on the tracks.
  2. The project was derailed by budget cuts.
  3. His attention was derailed by the sound of a nearby train whistle.
  4. The investigation was derailed by a lack of evidence.
  5. The politician's campaign was derailed by a scandal.
  6. The company's growth was derailed by the economic recession.
  7. The conversation was derailed by an unexpected interruption.
  8. The athlete's career was derailed by a serious injury.
  9. The writer's train of thought was derailed by a loud noise outside.
  10. The team's chances of winning were derailed by a last-minute penalty.

How much does derail score in a game of Scrabble?

Playing derail scores 7 points in a game of Scrabble. This assumes no use of double or triple word or letter multipliers, and no wildcards

How many points is derail worth in Words With Friends?

If you play the word derail in Words With Friends, it scores 8 points. Playing on a triple word score, this would be 24 points.

What's another way to say derail? What are its synonyms?

How else can you write derail? In our thesaurus we found there are 2 synonyms of derail. Some of these are:

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How may anagrams can you make from derail?

There are 6 anagrams of derail. These include :

There are 6 anagrams of derail in total. See all anagrams of derail

What words can you unscramble using the letters in derail?

There are 121 words that can be unscrambled or created from the letters in derail. These include :

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What other words can be made from using the letters in derail?

There are 2997 words that can be made from the letters in derail. These include :

There are 2997 words that can be made from the letters in derail. See all words that can be made from the letters in derail

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