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Definitions of "spell"

  • To name or write in order the letters constituting (a word or part of a word). verb-transitive
  • To constitute the letters of (a word): These letters spell animal. verb-transitive
  • To add up to; signify: Their unwise investment could spell financial ruin. verb-transitive
  • To form words by means of letters. verb-intransitive
  • spell down To defeat in a spelling bee. phrasal-verb
  • spell out To make explicit and clear: asked him to spell out his objectives. phrasal-verb
  • spell out To name or write in order the letters that constitute (a word or part of a word): spelled out my name. phrasal-verb
  • A word or formula believed to have magic power. noun
  • A bewitched state; a trance. noun
  • A compelling attraction; charm or fascination: the spell of the theater. noun
  • To put (someone) under a spell; bewitch. verb-transitive
  • A short, indefinite period of time. noun
  • Informal A period of weather of a particular kind: a dry spell. noun
  • One's turn at work. noun
  • A period of work; a shift. noun
  • Australian A period of rest. noun
  • Informal A period of physical or mental disorder or distress: a dizzy spell. noun
  • Informal A short distance. noun
  • To relieve (someone) from work temporarily by taking a turn. verb-transitive

The word "spell" in example sentences

I've been away from the Blogosphere for a spell myself -- well, for a short time, not actually a *spell*, if we're talking about Lovecraft.. [In which I find a silver lining.]

Who can spell a French word, but not an easy English word?. [Two Bee Red Allowed]

I did not know that upon the hot stream beside which you found me, a certain woman, by no means so powerful as myself, not being immortal, had cast what you call a spell -- which is merely the setting in motion of a force as natural as any other, but operating primarily in a region beyond the ken of the mortal who makes use of the force.. [Lilith, a romance]

One time they had what they call a spell, on the plantation, at which all the servants were compelled to turn out and assist in hoing corn.. [Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave, Brought Down to the Present Time]

One time they had what they call a spell, on the plantation, at which all the servants were compelled to turn out, and assist in hoeing corn.. [Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave. Written by Himself]

After the evaporation of the steaming vapour of spring has gone forward, and the farmer has operated in the way of ploughing and sowing, on whatever ready-prepared land he may have for the purpose, the first dry "spell" is looked forward to most anxiously to burn off the land which has been chopped during the winter – it is bad policy, however, to depend for the whole crop on this. [Sketches and Tales Illustrative of Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick, North America]

 Zee tries to teleport him away, but her teleportation spell is interrupted by a DIFFERENT teleport spell and the monstrous alien is gone.. [Review: Justice League of America #38 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News]

Arcane Eye (Encounter: Cast a ranged implement spell from the eye, buff perception and insight).. [Critical Hit #18: Aboard the Airship! | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News]

God, please break the Palin spell off CNN, IJN ....... [I don't view Palin as a competitor for anything, says Pawlenty]

Beware of relying solely on the built in spell-checkers of modern word processing software.. [The right rites of writing « Write Anything]

An age old fable involving a knight married to a hag by day and maiden by night echos this wisdom about women. (ps … The spell is only broken when he gives her the choice in both her appearance and future; accepting her decision as the most important thing.). [The Fascination with Edward « Write Anything]

Most voted AGAINST Bush, not FOR Obama – and the voodoo spell is starting to wear off – the zombies are waking up.. [Obama on health care reform debate: 'TV loves a ruckus']

One of the easiest words to spell is [no] so the tradition does and will continue as long as we have hate mongering racists [that do not know better] eat at the GOP trough and tell one another how patriotic they are.. [Palin an issue in Kentucky]

It must especially be good in spell check and grammer check.. [Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Open Writing Forum]

Also, the Firefox browser comes with a built-in spell checker, msilver.. [Asus EeePC | clusterflock]

I pray the twisted Obama spell is broken and the delegates see she is the better choice!. [Full Michigan delegation with half-vote to be seated by Dems]

Spell Translates

TurkishSpell English to Turkish Translate
f. (ed veya spelt) hecelemek, imlâsını harf harf söylemek; söylemek, belirtmek, ifade etmek. spell out heceleyerek yahut güçlükle okumak, sökmek; harflerle kelime meydana getirmek; ayrıntılarıyle açıklamak.f. (ed veya spelt) hecelemek, imlâsını harf harf söylemek; söylemek, belirtmek, ifade etmek. spell out heceleyerek yahut güçlükle okumak, sökmek; harflerle kelime meydana getirmek; ayrıntılarıyle açıklamak.

Spell on Social Media

alexanderrahh
Alexanderrahh
2019-01-12

@rdhwn: Ur mcm writes congrats cos he can’t spell congrachilashuns

jordanmead7
Jordanmead7
2019-01-12

Great spell by Richardson so far.

yesyes_9
Yesyes_9
2019-01-12

@SoneSupport_: Spell "Heartbreak Hotel" as each tweet contains a letter. YOUNGONES vote attack Ex:I #TiffanyYoung #BestSoloBreakout…

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