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

Word Ratio

Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.

 

Puzzle ID:#49023
Fun:*** (2.35)
Difficulty:*** (2.42)
Category:Logic
Submitted By:Gizzer*

 

 

 



runway : cinema
answer : ?

Directions: Ratios usually involve numbers. This word ratio is a little different in that all four words in the ratio are somehow related. Can you find a word that completes the ratio?

(Note: there is more than one possible answer.)


Answer

Any 6-letter word with the letters "se" in the middle will complete the word ratio. Possible answers include the words absent, assert, bisect, desert, insect, itself, losers, misery, museum, resent, unseen, wisely, etc.

The middle two letters of each of the words in the ratio represents a direction. The embedded directions relate to the position of the word within the ratio.

ruNWay: ciNEma
anSWer: abSEnt

Hide




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.

 


Comments

gaylewolfAus*
Sep 13, 2011

I thought this was fascinating! Thanks for a good one!
MarcM1098Aca*
Sep 13, 2011

Very clever! There aren't words for all the 3-letter directions but here are a few: coNNEct scENEry onESElf deSSErt.
HABS2933Aca*
Sep 14, 2011

Good teaser, to add to Marc's list

SSW - croSSWise, ,
WSW - neWSWorthy
WNW - doWNWind
NNW - ??
kittygirl19tus*
Oct 02, 2011

dessert!
JayoAie*
Feb 05, 2012

Very nice!!!
eighsseAus*
Aug 05, 2013

NNW: boNNWard? Ok, so it's not in the precise middle of the word, and it's not a "dictionary-type" word...but it could be a word used to mean "toward the German city of Bonn."
eighsseAus*
Aug 05, 2013

tENEt
aNNEx
eSSEx
bESEt

Back to Top
   


Online Now
12 users and 645 guests

Users In Chat
autumn
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: 5:41 pm
Sign In Create a free account