TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 11 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 11 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 15 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is encounter a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, encounter is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 11 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 11 points.

  • Is encounter a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, encounter is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 15 points.


meaning: a hostile disagreement face-to-face ;
synonyms: {confrontation}; {showdown}; {face-off}
meaning: a casual meeting with a person or thing ;
synonyms: {coming_upon}
meaning: a casual or unexpected convergence;
examples: he still remembers their meeting in Paris; there was a brief encounter in the hallway
synonyms: {meeting}
meaning: a minor short-term fight ;
synonyms: {brush}; {clash}; {skirmish}
meaning: contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle;
examples: Princeton plays Yale this weekend; Charlie likes to play Mary
synonyms: {meet}; {play}; {take_on}
meaning: experience as a reaction;
examples: My proposal met with much opposition
synonyms: {meet}; {receive}
meaning: be beset by;
examples: The project ran into numerous financial difficulties
synonyms: {run_into}
meaning: come upon, as if by accident;
examples: meet with; We find this idea in Plato; I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here; She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day
synonyms: {find}; {happen}; {chance}; {bump}
meaning: come together;
examples: I'll probably see you at the meeting; How nice to see you again!
synonyms: {meet}; {run_into}; {run_across}; {come_across}; {see}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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