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There are 8 meanings of the word Rib.

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Rib - as a noun

Support resembling the rib of an animal

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Any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)

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Cut of meat including one or more ribs

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cut5cut of meat
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A teasing remark

A riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant

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anatomical structurebodily structurebody structurecomplex body partstructure11
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A projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural

Rib - as a verb

Form vertical ribs by knitting

Example: "A ribbed sweater"

Subject to laughter or ridicule

Example: "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"

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blackguard20guy7jest atlaugh atmake funpoke funridicule11roast5
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Example Sentences

"She broke a rib after falling off her bike."
"The butcher sold us a rack of lamb with seven ribs."
"He won first place in the BBQ competition with his famous rib recipe."
"The doctor examined his chest and noticed a bruised rib."
"We enjoyed a delicious barbecue dinner with a side of ribs."
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Word Game Points

Is RIB a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, rib is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

RIB has a SCRABBLE points total of 5.

Is RIB a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, rib is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
RIB has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is RIB a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, rib is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
RIB has a WORDFEUD points total of 6.

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