Definitions For Encompassing


  • Closely encircling
  • Broad in scope or content


  • To include (something) as a part
  • To cover or surround (an area)

Is Encompassing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Encompassing is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 25 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Encompassing in a Sentence

  • The district encompasses most of the downtown area.
  • A neighborhood encompassed by a highway

Synonyms for Encompassing

Antonyms for Encompassing

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