spell


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to spell: spell checker, Cast a Spell, spell check
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun
  • phrase

Synonyms for spell

Synonyms for spell

to have or convey a particular idea

spell out: to make understandable

an object or power that one uses to cause often evil events

to act upon with or as if with magic

a rather short period

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

to free from a specific duty by acting as a substitute

Synonyms for spell

a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation

a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)

a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition

orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of

Synonyms

Related Words

indicate or signify

Synonyms

Related Words

write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word)

Synonyms

relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn

Related Words

place under a spell

take turns working

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Boomers and Millennials equally struggle to spell new Top 10 Most Difficult U.
As will be seen, detailed investigation of children's spelling approximations highlighted subtle evidence of changes in spelling that provide a window on children's thinking about how to decode and spell words by building morpheme knowledge into their spelling production.
8220;Certain words in the English language prove trickier to spell than other words,” said Mr Stewart.
The poll, which questioned more than 2,000 adults, found around a third could not spell "definitely" while a similar proportion failed to pick the right spelling of "separate".
The competition is inviting entrants of all ages to make their own magic spell.
Handfield, a 1993 graduate of that school, said students don't spell as well as they did when he was in high school.
They simply try and remember how to spell the words.
SPELL 2 from Yvonne McDowall, of Whitebride Court, Newcastle Make Briar Rose's sleeping spell, With crystal drops from a wishing well, Add fairy glitter and a twinkling star, And shimmering moondust from afar, Mermaid scales from the sparkling sea, Flutter of a butterfly, buzz of a bee, Glistening gold and firebird feather, Mix this spell for Merryweather
On one Thursday in February Spell, 48, gently and decisively guided her students through a class outlined in her LEAP 'N LEARN, the early childhood dance syllabus.
You will after reading How to Spell Like a Champ, which offers tips and tricks of the spelling trade from recognized masters like Barrie Trinkle, who won the famous Scripps National Spelling Bee in 1973, and Paige Kimble, who won in 1981 and who is director of the Scripps bee today.
Cast your mind back and it's relatively easy to remember life without computer spell checks and predictive text messaging.
She then asks, "Would you like me to help you spell the words correctly?
Window's spell check is one of my favorite features--except for one thing: Every now and then I OK a word (usually a name) and later learn I misspelled it.
His symptoms had begun 1 year earlier, when be first experienced a brief spell of rotary vertigo with diaphoresis.
Hard Spell follows the success of US documentary Spellbound, which focused on the growing popularity of 'spelling bees'.