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How to Pronounce encounter?

Correct pronunciation for the word "encounter" is [ɛnkˈa͡ʊntə], [ɛnkˈa‍ʊntə], [ɛ_n_k_ˈaʊ_n_t_ə].

Definition of encounter

  1. A sudden or accidental meeting of two or more persons; a meeting in contest: a fight; an interview; eager and warm conversation, either in love or anger; a sudden or unexpected address or accosting.
  2. To meet face to face unexpectedly; to meet in conflict; to fight; to meet in opposition or debate.
  3. To meet face to face, particularly suddenly or unexpectedly; to engage with in battle; to meet and strive to remove or surmount; to attack and attempt to confute; to meet with, as an obstacle.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for encounter?

What is the present tense of Encounter?

  • The personal forms of the verb "encounter" in present tense are:

  • - I encounter

  • - You encounter

  • - He/she/it encounters

  • - We encounter

  • - You encounter

  • - They encounter
  • What is the past tense of Encounter?

  • The personal forms of the verb "encounter" in the past tense are:

  • 1st person singular: encountered

  • 2nd person singular: encountered

  • 3rd person singular: encountered

  • 1st person plural: encountered

  • 2nd person plural: encountered

  • 3rd person plural: encountered
  • What is the adverb for encounter?

    The adverb form of the word "encounter" is "encounteredly".

    What is the adjective for encounter?

    The adjective form of the word "encounter" is "encountered".

    Usage over time for encounter:

    This graph shows how "encounter" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of encounter?

    The plural of the "encounter" can be the "encounters".

    What is the singular form of encounter?

    The singular of the "encounter" can be the "encounter".

    Synonyms for Encounter:


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