We have the solution to Wordle (#777) on August 5, as well as some helpful hints to help you figure out the answer yourself, right here. We’ve placed the answer at the bottom of the page, so we don’t ruin the surprise before you’ve had a chance to work through the clues. So let’s dive in, starting with a reminder of yesterday’s answer.
Let’s start by first reminding ourselves of yesterday’s Wordle answer for those new to the game or who don’t play it daily, which was “chart.” So we can say that the Wordle answer today definitely isn’t that. Now, with that in mind, perhaps take another stab at it using one of these Wordle starting words and circle back if you have no luck.
Still can’t figure it out? We have today’s Wordle answer right here, below. But first, one more thing: Let’s take a look at three hints that could help you find the solution, without giving it away, so there’s no need to feel guilty about keeping your streak alive — you put in some work, after all! Or just keep scrolling for the answer.
- Today’s Wordle starts and ends with a vowel.
- Today’s Wordle has applications in various fields, including batteries, electroplating, electrolysis, and corrosion prevention.
- Today’s Wordle is a specific kind of electrode.
No luck? Don’t sweat it — you can’t get them all! If you just want to see today’s Wordle answer to continue your streak, you can find it below.
The answer to today’s Wordle is …
And here’s what it means, according to our good friend ChatGPT:
An anode is an electrode in an electrochemical cell or system where oxidation (loss of electrons) takes place during a chemical reaction. It is the electrode at which electrons are released into the external circuit. In other words, it’s the electrode where an oxidation reaction occurs, generating positively charged ions or cations.
In galvanic cells, which are a type of electrochemical cell, the anode is the electrode where spontaneous oxidation occurs, producing electric current as electrons flow through the external circuit to the cathode (the electrode where reduction occurs).
Anodes have important applications in various fields, including batteries, electroplating, electrolysis, and corrosion prevention. For instance, in a battery, the anode is the electrode from which electrons flow through the circuit to power external devices, and in electroplating, it’s the electrode where metal ions are reduced to form a metal coating on an object.
It’s important to note that the specific role of an anode depends on the type of electrochemical process or device in which it is being used.
It might seem like Wordle is all luck, but there are a few good practices you can use to help get as many clues as possible in just a few guesses, making it that much more likely you can figure out the final word before you run out of tries. The most important guess is your first, and the trick is to load up on vowels (A, E, I, O, and U).
Some popular starting words people have had good luck with are “adieu,” “media,” “arise,” and “radio.” Just make sure not to pick a word with double letters, or you’re wasting precious guesses. The aim here is to try to figure out which vowels the mystery word contains, then layer in common consonants and close in from there.
Your second word, assuming that the first one gave you a good jumping-off point, should begin to lean more heavily on common consonants like R, S, and T. More good ones here we’ve seen are “stern,” “irate,” and “atone.” You never want to reuse any letters from a prior round that showed up as gray — you know they aren’t in the word.
Now that’s all solved and the definition is taken care of, and you’re armed with some tips to crush tomorrow’s Wordle, here are some games like Wordle you can try today.
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The best games like Wordle
Wordle fever has hit an all-time high of late. Despite coming out in 2021, it has just had a massive surge in popularity. The simple word game is easy enough for anyone, young and old, gamer or not, to pick up and have a great time. It is challenging but just as addicting. That’s what makes the fact that Wordle only gives one puzzle per day so agonizing for everyone who is hooked on it. We all want more, but there’s no getting around that daily time restraint.
While you’re waiting for the new daily puzzle to pop, there are plenty of alternative titles to Wordle that can scratch a similar itch. All are simple to pick up, will test your creative thinking skills, and maybe even teach you some new words or otherwise help you practice for when it’s time to get back to Wordle. The mobile and PC games markets are among the most saturated, especially with puzzle games, so rather than dig through all the cheap imitators, here are the best games like Wordle you can play right now.
Today’s Wordle answer changed due to Roe v. Wade
There are some days when Wordle players get different answers depending on the browser they’re using to play the game. Today happens to be one of those days, but for a vastly different reason. The New York Times revised today’s Wordle answer because of its unintentional connection to the Supreme Court’s impending ruling on Roe v. Wade.
The original answer to Wordle 324 was supposed to be “fetus.” Wordle founder Josh Wardle scheduled that solution to show up today over a year ago, long before The New York Times bought the game at the height of its popularity in January. Everdeen Mason, editorial director for New York Times Games, said in a statement that it changed the answer to something entirely different because of its proximity to the Supreme Court’s draft opinion that leaked last week and contained a proposal to overturn the 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade abortion ruling, which sent shock waves across the country.
Sonic the Hedgehog gets his own music-based Wordle clone
The Sonic the Hedgehog series has always has always been known for its iconic music. Those tunes are so popular that a fan has created a Heardle for it.
Heardle is a musical variation of Wordle. Each day, players try to guess the daily song in the shortest amount of time possible after hearing a short snippet of its intro. In the regular version of Heardle, players have to guess the song within 16 seconds and you can only skip forward a few times. In Sonic Heardle, you can skipahead by 1.5 seconds with each try.