Yes, encounter is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 11 points in Scrabble, and 15 points in Words with Friends

Encounter is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word 'encounter'

The meaning of encounter


9 definitions of the word 'encounter'.


  1. Come together
  2. Come upon, as if by accident; meet with
  3. Be beset by
  4. Experience as a reaction
  5. Contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle


  1. A minor short-term fight
  2. A casual or unexpected convergence
  3. A casual meeting with a person or thing
  4. A hostile disagreement face-to-face

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