Definitions For Otherwise


  • Other than as supposed or expected


  • In other respects or ways
  • In another and different manner


  • In a different way or manner
  • If something did not happen, was not true, etc.
  • In all ways except the one mentioned

Is Otherwise 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 Otherwise is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Otherwise in a Sentence

  • All of the books had been burned or otherwise destroyed.
  • The women talked in the living room while the men were otherwise occupied.
  • Art allows us to express things that we would not be able to express otherwise.
  • If conditions were otherwise, I wouldn't be so worried.

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