Wordle Answer for Today, February 7, 2024 | Lifehacker


If you’re searching for the Wordle reply for February 7, 2024 learn on. We’ll share some clues, suggestions, and methods, and at last the answer. Today’s puzzle is medium; I bought it in 4. Beware, there are spoilers beneath for February 7, Wordle #963! Keep scrolling if you’d like some hints (after which the reply) to immediately’s Wordle sport.

How to play Wordle

Wordle lives right here on the New York Times web site. A brand new puzzle goes dwell every single day at midnight, your native time.

Start by guessing a five-letter phrase. The letters of the phrase will flip inexperienced in the event that they’re appropriate, yellow when you’ve got the fitting letter within the fallacious place, or grey if the letter isn’t within the day’s secret phrase in any respect. For extra, try our information to taking part in Wordle right here, and my technique information right here for extra superior suggestions. (We even have extra data on the backside of this put up, after the hints and solutions.)

Ready for the hints? Let’s go!


Does immediately’s Wordle have any uncommon letters?

We’ll outline frequent letters as people who seem within the outdated typesetters’ phrase ETAOIN SHRDLU. (Memorize this! Pronounce it “Edwin Shirdloo,” like a reputation, and faux he’s a buddy of yours.)

They’re nearly all frequent letters immediately! Four of them are in our mnemonic, and there’s one letter that isn’t however can be pretty frequent. No uncommon letters immediately.

Can you give me a touch for immediately’s Wordle?

Not earlier than. 

Does immediately’s Wordle have any double or repeated letters?

No repeated letters immediately. 

How many vowels are in immediately’s Wordle?

There are two vowels immediately. 

What letter does immediately’s Wordle begin with?

Today’s phrase begins with A. 

What letter does immediately’s Wordle finish with?

Today’s phrase ends with R. 

What is the answer to immediately’s Wordle?

Ready? Today’s phrase is AFTER.

How I solved immediately’s Wordle

After ARISE and TOUCH, I solely had one letter to determine. I attempted ALERT in an try and remove one other frequent letter, and the outcomes gave me a reasonably good trace as to the position of the opposite letters I’d confirmed, leaving AFTER as the one possible resolution. 

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A primer on Wordle fundamentals

The concept of Wordle is to guess the day’s secret phrase. When you first open the Wordle sport, you’ll see an empty grid of letters. It’s as much as you to make the primary transfer: kind in any five-letter phrase. 

Now, you should use the colours which can be revealed to get clues concerning the phrase: 

  • Green means you accurately guessed a letter, and it’s within the appropriate place. (For instance, if you happen to guess PARTY, and the phrase is definitely PURSE, the P and R will likely be inexperienced.)

  • Yellow means the letter is someplace within the phrase, however not within the place you guessed it. (For instance, if you happen to guessed PARTY, however the phrase is definitely ROAST, the R, A and T will all be yellow.)

  • Gray means the letter will not be within the resolution phrase in any respect. (If you guessed PARTY and every part is grey, then the answer can’t be PURSE or ROAST.)

With all that in thoughts, guess one other phrase, after which one other, making an attempt to land on the proper phrase earlier than you run out of probabilities. You get six guesses, after which it’s sport over.

The greatest starter phrases for Wordle

What must you play for that first guess? The greatest starters are likely to include frequent letters, to extend the probabilities of getting yellow and inexperienced squares to information your guessing. (And if you happen to get all grays when guessing frequent letters, that’s nonetheless glorious data that will help you rule out prospects.) There isn’t a single “best” beginning phrase, however the New York Times’s Wordle evaluation bot has instructed beginning with one in every of these:

  • CRANE

  • TRACE

  • SLANT

  • CRATE

  • CARTE

Meanwhile, an MIT evaluation discovered that you just’ll remove probably the most prospects within the first spherical by beginning with one in every of these:

  • SALET

  • REAST

  • TRACE

  • CRATE

  • SLATE

Other good picks could be ARISE or ROUND. Words like ADIEU and AUDIO get extra vowels in play, however you possibly can argue that it’s higher to begin with an emphasis on consonants, utilizing a starter like RENTS or CLAMP. Choose your technique, and see the way it performs out.

How to win at Wordle

We have just a few guides to Wordle technique, which you would possibly wish to learn over if you happen to’re a severe scholar of the sport. This one covers the way to use consonants to your benefit, whereas this one focuses on a technique that makes use of the commonest letters. In this superior information, we element a three-pronged strategy for fishing for hints whereas maximizing your probabilities of profitable rapidly.

The largest factor that separates Wordle winners from Wordle losers is that winners use their guesses to assemble details about what letters are within the phrase. If you already know that the phrase should finish in -OUND, don’t waste 4 guesses on MOUND, ROUND, SOUND, and HOUND; mix these consonants and guess MARSH. If the H lights up in yellow, you already know the answer.

One extra word on technique: the unique Wordle used an inventory of about 2,300 resolution phrases, however after the sport was purchased by the NYT, the sport now has an editor who hand-picks the options. Sometimes they’re barely difficult phrases that wouldn’t have made the unique listing, and typically they’re topical. For instance, FEAST was the answer one Thanksgiving. So needless to say there could also be a theme.

Wordle alternate options

If you possibly can’t get sufficient of five-letter guessing video games and their kin, the greatest Wordle alternate options, ranked by issue, embody: