Today's Wordle Answer #621 - March 2, 2023 Solution And Hints

Today's Wordle answer might go over your head, quite literally. If you're struggling to solve the puzzle on your own, we have a few hints that should give you a nudge in the right direction. If you don't mind a spoiler, hop on to the second section — we disclose the solution word to today's Wordle puzzle there.

The solution for today is an interesting choice for a Wordle answer —- not that it's an unusual word or that it's made up of uncommon letters, but it's a preposition. Most of the Wordle answers we've gotten were verbs, nouns, adverbs, and adjectives. Our mystery word is a spatial preposition, and it describes the position of being higher up than something or someone. It has three vowels — A, O, and E — as its first, third, and fifth letters, respectively. It's where the sky is, and in a storey building or skyscraper, it would describe the position of the top floor as well.

Beyond's companion

If you're not sure yet, the solution to today's Wordle puzzle (#621 – March 2, 2023) is above. You're most likely familiar with the word and its meaning — to be higher than or superior to — but like yesterday's puzzle answer, you might have never wondered about its origins.

Well, today we did, and Etymonline reports that the word is originally English, which is an interesting discovery considering that most of the words we encounter in Wordle have foreign influences. "Above" is from Middle English "aboven," from Old English "abufan," earlier "onbufan," which means a higher place.

It took three tries to crack the code today, and we were one step ahead of WordleBot, which did it in four. We owe our luck to a random but strategic starting word, spout. It turned one tile green and left only 128 possible answers. That might sound like a lot, but you should know that the standard Wordle answer pool has about 2,300 words, so sizing down to three digits of probability after the first try was good. We were even luckier with our second guess, crave, and after that the answer was clear. We hope you do even better.