Brain Teasers Optical Illusions Puzzle Hunts Codes & Ciphers Mechanical Puzzles
Personal Links
Browse Teasers
Search Teasers

Wordonometry II

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.


Puzzle ID:#39280
Fun:*** (2.24)
Difficulty:*** (2.74)
Submitted By:calmsaviorAus******




You are enrolled in a "Wordonometry" class, which involves adding and subtracting parts of words, and using special functions on a word. It is the end of the first day of school, and your homework assignment will use the functions below:

+end+ se

Below are the definitions of the functions above:

ana(____) = Change the word into an anagram of its former self. Example: ana(ignore) = region
syn(____) = Change the word into a synonym of its former self. Example: syn(idiosyncratic) = strange
+end+ = Add the second word/fragment to the end of the first word/fragment. Example: rob +end+ in = robin
- = Subtract the second word/fragment from the first word/fragment. Example: those - os = the

You can use these functions in any order you need to change words into other words, but not word fragments. Can you use the above functions to change BRACE into DELETE?

What Next?


See another brain teaser just like this one...

Or, just get a random brain teaser

If you become a registered user you can vote on this brain teaser, keep track of
which ones you have seen, and even make your own.



There are no comments

Back to Top

Online Now
6 users and 587 guests

Users In Chat
Follow Braingle!
Tap into all 20,000+ of our brain teasers, riddles and puzzles on your iPhone or iPad.
Braingle in the iTunes App Store
Copyright © 1999-2017 | FAQ | Widgets | Links | Green | Subscribe | Contact | Privacy | Conditions | Advertise | Braingle Time: 9:11 pm
Sign In Create a free account