Definitions For Instigate


  • Serve as the inciting cause of
  • Provoke or stir up
  • To cause (something) to happen or begin

Is Instigate 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 Instigate is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Instigate in a Sentence

  • There has been an increase in the amount of violence instigated by gangs.
  • The government has instigated an investigation into the cause of the accident.

Synonyms for Instigate

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