Wordle Answer for Today, February 7, 2024 | Lifehacker


If you’re in search of 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 acquired it in 4. Beware, there are spoilers under for February 7, Wordle #963! Keep scrolling if you’d like some hints (after which the reply) to at present’s Wordle sport.

How to play Wordle

Wordle lives right here on the New York Times web site. A brand new puzzle goes dwell day by 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 you probably have the appropriate letter within the improper place, or grey if the letter isn’t within the day’s secret phrase in any respect. For extra, try our information to enjoying Wordle right here, and my technique information right here for extra superior suggestions. (We even have extra info on the backside of this submit, after the hints and solutions.)

Ready for the hints? Let’s go!


Does at present’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We’ll outline frequent letters as people who seem within the outdated typesetters’ phrase ETAOIN SHRDLU.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 virtually all frequent letters at present! Four of them are in our mnemonic, and there’s one letter that isn’t however can be pretty frequent. No uncommon letters at present.

Can you give me a touch for at present’s Wordle?

Not earlier than. 

Does at present’s Wordle have any double or repeated letters?

No repeated letters at present. 

How many vowels are in at present’s Wordle?

There are two vowels at present. 

What letter does at present’s Wordle begin with?

Today’s phrase begins with A. 

What letter does at present’s Wordle finish with?

Today’s phrase ends with R. 

What is the answer to at present’s Wordle?

Ready? Today’s phrase is AFTER.

How I solved at present’s Wordle

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

Wordle 963 4/6 🟩🟨⬛⬛🟨
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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 appropriately guessed a letter, and it’s within the appropriate place. (For instance, should you 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, should you guessed PARTY, however the phrase is definitely ROAST, the R, A and T will all be yellow.)

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

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

The finest starter phrases for Wordle

What must you play for that first guess? The finest starters are inclined to comprise frequent letters, to extend the probabilities of getting yellow and inexperienced squares to information your guessing. (And should you get all grays when guessing frequent letters, that’s nonetheless glorious info that will help you rule out potentialities.) There isn’t a single “best” beginning phrase, however the New York Times’s Wordle evaluation bot has prompt beginning with one among these:

  • CRANE

  • TRACE

  • SLANT

  • CRATE

  • CARTE

Meanwhile, an MIT evaluation discovered that you simply’ll get rid of essentially the most potentialities within the first spherical by beginning with one among these:

  • SALET

  • REAST

  • TRACE

  • CRATE

  • SLATE

Other good picks may be ARISE or ROUND. Words like ADIEU and AUDIO get extra vowels in play, however you might argue that it’s higher to start out 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 a couple of guides to Wordle technique, which you may wish to learn over should you’re a critical scholar of the sport. This one covers how one can use consonants to your benefit, whereas this one focuses on a technique that makes use of the most typical letters. In this superior information, we element a three-pronged strategy for fishing for hints whereas maximizing your probabilities of profitable shortly.

The largest factor that separates Wordle winners from Wordle losers is that winners use their guesses to collect details about what letters are within the phrase. If you realize 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 realize the answer.

One extra notice on technique: the unique Wordle used a listing of about 2,300 answer 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 checklist, and generally they’re topical. For instance, FEAST was the answer one Thanksgiving. So remember the fact that 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 finest Wordle alternate options, ranked by issue, embrace: