Give your daily Wordle game a boost with our tips and tricks, helping you make the most of every guess. In need of something more specific? You've got it. There's a clue for the October 24 (857) puzzle right here and ready to go, and if you need something more direct, today's Wordle answer is only a click away.
A win in four isn't necessarily something to shout about from the rooftops, but the way I wrangled today's trio of yellows still makes me feel proud. Every new guess carefully crafted to make the most of an uncertain situation, every fresh grey around them a new clue. Winning today felt less like a game and more like a hunt, and I had a great time.
Today's Wordle hint
Wordle today: A hint for Tuesday, October 24
Donating time or money to a charity might lead you to today's answer: you'd be helping a good _____ if you did that. This word can also mean "to make something happen". Slippery ice might be the _____ of a fall, for one example. There are three different vowels in today's answer.
Is there a double letter in Wordle today?
There are no double letters in today's Wordle.
Wordle help: 3 tips for beating Wordle every day
Looking to extend your Wordle winning streak? Perhaps you've just started playing the popular daily puzzle game and are looking for some pointers. Whatever the reason you're here, these quick tips can help push you in the right direction:
- Start with a word that has a mix of common vowels and consonants.
- The answer might repeat the same letter.
- Try not to use guesses that include letters you've already eliminated.
There's no racing against the clock with Wordle so you don't need to rush for the answer. Treating the game like a casual newspaper crossword can be a good tactic; that way, you can come back to it later if you're coming up blank. Stepping away for a while might mean the difference between a win and a line of grey squares.
Today's Wordle answer
What is today's Wordle answer?
Welcome to your next win. The answer to the October 24 (857) Wordle is CAUSE.
Previous Wordle answers
The last 10 Wordle answers
Wordle solutions that have already been used can help eliminate answers for today's Wordle or give you inspiration for guesses to help uncover more of those greens. They can also give you some inspired ideas for starting words that keep your daily puzzle-solving fresh.
Here are some recent Wordle answers:
- October 23: TEMPO
- October 22: GIVEN
- October 21: SMIRK
- October 20: OCCUR
- October 19: SPLAT
- October 18: MERCY
- October 17: ADULT
- October 16: GRAPH
- October 15: LEAKY
- October 14: AGENT
Learn more about Wordle
Wordle gives you six rows of five boxes each day, and it's up to you to work out which five-letter word is hiding among them to win the popular daily puzzle.
It's usually a good plan to start with a strong word like ALERT—or any other word with a good mix of common consonants and multiple vowels—and you should be off to a flying start, with a little luck anyway. You should also avoid starting words with repeating letters, so you don't waste the chance to confirm or eliminate an extra letter. Once you hit Enter, you'll see which letters you've got right or wrong. If a box turns ⬛️, it means that letter isn't in the secret word at all. 🟨 means the letter is in the word, but not in that position. 🟩 means you've got the right letter in the right spot.
Your second guess should compliment the first, using another "good" word to cover any common letters you might have missed on the first row—just don't forget to leave out any letter you now know for a fact isn't present in today's answer. After that, it's just a case of using what you've learned to narrow your guesses down to the correct word. You have six tries in total and can only use real words and don't forget letters can repeat too (eg: BOOKS).
If you need any further advice feel free to check out our Wordle tips, and if you'd like to find out which words have already been used, you can scroll to the relevant section above.
Originally, Wordle was dreamed up by software engineer Josh Wardle, as a surprise for his partner who loves word games. From there it spread to his family, and finally got released to the public. The word puzzle game has since inspired tons of games like Wordle, refocusing the daily gimmick around music or math or geography. It wasn't long before Wordle became so popular it was sold to the New York Times for seven figures. Surely it's only a matter of time before we all solely communicate in tricolor boxes.
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