Is ENCOURAGE 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 'encourage'


  1. ENCOURAGE, spur on
  2. ENCOURAGE, inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
  3. ENCOURAGE, contribute to the progress or growth of
  4. ENCOURAGE, to make (someone) more determined, hopeful, or confident
  5. ENCOURAGE, to make (something) more appealing or more likely to happen
  6. ENCOURAGE, to make (someone) more likely to dosomething : to tell or advise (someone) to dosomething

Synonyms for 'encourage'

Antonyms for 'encourage'

The word ENCOURAGE is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'encourage' in a sentence

  1. They encouraged us in our work.
  2. Encourage each other with kind words.
  3. The program is meant to encourage savings.

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