Is ENCOUNTER a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'encounter'


  1. ENCOUNTER, a casual meeting with a person or thing
  2. ENCOUNTER, a minor short-term fight
  3. ENCOUNTER, a hostile disagreement face-to-face
  4. ENCOUNTER, a casual or unexpected convergence
  5. ENCOUNTER, a meeting that is not planned or expected
  6. ENCOUNTER, a usually brief experience with another person
  7. ENCOUNTER, a violent or very unfriendly meeting


  1. ENCOUNTER, contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
  2. ENCOUNTER, come together
  3. ENCOUNTER, come upon, as if by accident; meet with
  4. ENCOUNTER, be beset by
  5. ENCOUNTER, experience as a reaction
  6. ENCOUNTER, to have or experience (problems, difficulties, etc.)
  7. ENCOUNTER, to meet (someone) without expecting or intending to

Synonyms for 'encounter'

The word ENCOUNTER is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'encounter' in a sentence

  1. We encountered problems early in the project.
  2. The pilot told us that we might encounter turbulence during the flight.
  3. Her suggestion has encountered a lot of opposition.
  4. a chance encounter with a famous writer
  5. He's accused of having had sexual encounters with several young women.
  6. There was a violent encounter between fans of the opposing teams.

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