Definitions For Encourage


  • Spur on
  • Inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
  • Contribute to the progress or growth of
  • To make (someone) more determined, hopeful, or confident
  • To make (something) more appealing or more likely to happen
  • To make (someone) more likely to dosomething : to tell or advise (someone) to dosomething

Is Encourage 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 Encourage is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Encourage in a Sentence

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

Synonyms for Encourage

Antonyms for Encourage

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