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Antonyms for spill
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spillnoun

    liquid that is spilled

    "clean up the spills"

    Synonyms:
    spillage, release, fall, wasteweir, tumble, spillway

  2. spillway, spill, wasteweirnoun

    a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction

    Synonyms:
    spillage, release, fall, spillway, wasteweir, tumble

  3. spill, spillage, releasenoun

    the act of allowing a fluid to escape

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, passing, departure, firing, vent, tumble, button, waiver, spillage, dismission, tone ending, loss, freeing, sack, press release, discharge, liberation, release, handout, exit, sacking, expiration, going, fall, wasteweir, acquittance, spillway, outlet

  4. spill, tumble, fallverb

    a sudden drop from an upright position

    "he had a nasty spill on the ice"

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, autumn, declension, declination, tumble, pin, spillage, gloam, drop, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, release, decline, declivity, downslope, dusk, surrender, evenfall, dip, fall, wasteweir, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spillway, nightfall

  5. spill, slop, splatterverb

    cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container

    "spill the milk"; "splatter water"

    Synonyms:
    swash, squelch, pour forth, talk, splatter, swill, disgorge, run out, splosh, spatter, squish, plash, slop, splash, shed, slosh

  6. spill, run outverb

    flow, run or fall out and become lost

    "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"

    Synonyms:
    beetle off, conk out, bolt, pour forth, talk, splatter, peter out, run off, disgorge, run down, poop out, run out, drain, fail, bolt out, give out, expire, slop, shed

  7. spill, shed, disgorgeverb

    cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over

    "spill the beans all over the table"

    Synonyms:
    vomit, talk, splatter, upchuck, barf, cast off, be sick, molt, honk, moult, puke, chuck, pour forth, throw, cast, spue, slop, purge, regorge, slough, vomit up, shake off, throw off, disgorge, throw away, run out, drop, cat, sick, spew, regurgitate, throw up, retch, exuviate, shed

  8. spill, shed, pour forthverb

    pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities

    "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"

    Synonyms:
    molt, throw, cast off, pour forth, talk, exuviate, slough, splatter, cast, disgorge, drop, run out, moult, throw away, throw off, shake off, slop, shed

  9. spill, talkverb

    reveal information

    "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"

    Synonyms:
    babble, peach, pour forth, talk, tattle, splatter, babble out, disgorge, blab, run out, sing, lecture, spill the beans, speak, verbalize, utter, blab out, verbalise, slop, shed, mouth, let the cat out of the bag

  10. spillverb

    reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)

    Synonyms:
    run out, disgorge, splatter, slop, pour forth, talk, shed

Editors Contribution

  1. oil spill

    because it is oil spilling

    there was a oil spill on redwood street

    Submitted by anonymous on April 19, 2020  

How to use spill in a sentence?

  1. Maggie Hall:

    We continue to see it's not a question of if there is going to be an oil spill but when ?

  2. Fergus Ryan:

    It's only really the hypernationalists that are given free rein, their content isn't censored, they're allowed to conduct campaigns, they're able to organize online... so that happens in China within the Great Firewall, and then we see also it spill out into the wider Internet.

  3. Julio Fuentes:

    I always like to talk about the safety aspect of it, since the BP oil spill, there have been over 100 new industry standards put in place.

  4. Chris Nelson:

    There's no question the spill had tremendous effect on oyster production in Louisiana and Mississippi, but it's hard to say what exactly was caused by the oil and what wasn't, there's no smoking gun.

  5. Julio Fuentes:

    Since the BP oil spill, there have been over 100 new industry standards put in place.

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