Is ADOPTING a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'adopting'


  1. ADOPTING, to take a child of other parents legally as your own child
  2. ADOPTING, to begin to use or have (a different manner, method, etc.)
  3. ADOPTING, to begin to use (a name that is not your real or original name)

The word ADOPTING is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'adopting' in a sentence

  1. They were unable to have children of their own, so they decided to adopt.
  2. They decided to adopt a child.
  3. He was adopted as an infant.

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