TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 17 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 17 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 19 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is approach a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, approach is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 17 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 17 points.

  • Is approach a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, approach is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 19 points.


meaning: a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green;
examples: he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green
synonyms: {approach_shot}
meaning: a close approximation;
examples: the nearest approach to genius
meaning: the temporal property of becoming nearer in time;
examples: the approach of winter
synonyms: {approaching}; {coming}
meaning: a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others;
examples: she rejected his advances
synonyms: {overture}; {advance}; {feeler}
meaning: the event of one object coming closer to another ;
synonyms: {approaching}
meaning: the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing ;
synonyms: {approach_path}; {glide_path}; {glide_slope}
meaning: a way of entering or leaving;
examples: he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge
synonyms: {access}
meaning: the act of drawing spatially closer to something;
examples: the hunter's approach scattered the geese
synonyms: {approaching}; {coming}
meaning: ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation;
examples: his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons; an attack on inflation; his plan of attack was misguided
synonyms: {attack}; {plan_of_attack}
meaning: make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion;
examples: I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters
meaning: come near in time;
examples: Winter is approaching; approaching old age
synonyms: {come_near}
meaning: begin to deal with;
examples: approach a task; go about a difficult problem; approach a new project
synonyms: {set_about}; {go_about}
meaning: come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character;
examples: This borders on discrimination!; His playing approaches that of Horowitz
synonyms: {border_on}
meaning: move towards;
examples: We were approaching our destination; They are drawing near; The enemy army came nearer and nearer
synonyms: {near}; {come_on}; {go_up}; {draw_near}; {draw_close}; {come_near}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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