Definitions For Overture


  • Orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
  • A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
  • Something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
  • A piece of music played at the start of an opera, a musical play, etc.
  • Something that is offered or suggested with the hope that it will start a relationship, lead to an agreement, etc.
  • The first part of an event : the beginning of something

Is Overture 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 Overture is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Overture in a Sentence

  • The government has made a significant peace overture by opening the door to negotiation.
  • The parade down Main Street served as the overture for a weekend of fun and festivities

Synonyms for Overture

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