Definitions For Encroach


  • Advance beyond the usual limit
  • Impinge or infringe upon
  • To gradually move or go into an area that is beyond the usual or desired limits
  • To gradually take or begin to use or affect something that belongs to someone else or that someone else is using

Is Encroach a Scrabble Word?

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

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Words with Friends

The word Encroach is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Encroach in a Sentence

  • The suburbs encroach further into the rural areas each year.
  • Each year the sea continues to encroach upon the island's beaches

Synonyms for Encroach

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