Is COMMENCES a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'commences'


  1. COMMENCE, take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  2. COMMENCE, set in motion, cause to start
  3. COMMENCE, get off the ground
  4. COMMENCE, to begin

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The word COMMENCES is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 22 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'commence' in a sentence

  1. The festivities will commence with a parade.
  2. Their contract commences in January.
  3. The court commenced criminal proceedings.

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