Search Result:spell

KK Pronunciation

〔 spZl 〕


〔 spєl 〕

Overview of noun spell

The noun spell has 4 senses

  • enchantment, spell, trance -- (a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation)

  • go, spell, tour, turn -- (a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work")

  • while, piece, spell, patch -- (a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather")

  • spell, magic spell, magical spell, charm -- (a verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese")

Overview of verb spell

The verb spell has 6 senses

  • spell, spell out -- (orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of; "How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer")

  • spell, import -- (indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!")

  • spell, write -- (write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word); "He spelled the word wrong in this letter")

  • spell -- (relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn; "She spelled her husband at the wheel")

  • spell -- (place under a spell)

  • spell -- (take turns working; "the workers spell every four hours")