• have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun);
    • "John is rich"
    • "This is not a good answer"
  • be identical to; be someone or something;
    • "The president of the company is John Smith"
    • "This is my house"
  • occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere;
    • "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"
    • "What is behind this behavior?"
  • have an existence, be extant;
  • happen, occur, take place;
    • this was during the visit to my parents' house"
    • "There were two hundred people at his funeral"
    • "There was a lot of noise in the kitchen"
  • be identical or equivalent to;
  • form or compose;
    • "This money is my only income"
    • "This sum represents my entire income for a year"
    • "These few men comprise his entire army"
  • work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function;
    • "He is a herpetologist"
    • "She is our resident philosopher"
  • represent, as of a character on stage;
  • spend or use time;
  • have life, be alive;
    • "Our great leader is no more"
  • to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form;
  • be priced at;
  • IS present 3d person sing. of be

Scrabble Score: 2

is is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

is is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

is is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 2

is is a valid Words With Friends word