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Synonyms for spell
spɛlspell

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term spell.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enchantment, spell, trancenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    trance, while, enchantment, bewitchment, piece, magic spell, patch, enthrallment, charm, go, tour, magical spell, captivation, fascination, turn

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  2. go, spell, tour, turnnoun

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

    "it's my go"; "a spell of work"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, cristal, enlistment, act, hug drug, disco biscuit, piece, twist, turning, whirl, duty tour, trance, bend, routine, bit, turn of events, tour of duty, crook, term of enlistment, round, offer, circuit, tour, play, go, number, crack, pass, enchantment, charm, good turn, while, fling, ecstasy, go game, magical spell, bout, magic spell, turn, patch

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  3. while, piece, spell, patchnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    darn, small-arm, turn, maculation, spot, piece, eyepatch, bandage, objet d'art, slice, bit, firearm, trance, composition, dapple, part, plot of land, patch, temporary hookup, tour, fleck, go, piece of music, man, enchantment, speckle, charm, while, art object, magical spell, magic spell, plot, opus, plot of ground, mend, musical composition

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  4. spell, magic spell, magical spell, charmverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    trance, magic spell, enchantment, appeal, piece, good luck charm, patch, charm, go, tour, magical spell, while, appealingness, turn

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  5. spell, spell outverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    import, spell out, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  6. spell, importverb

    indicate or signify

    "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"

    Synonyms:
    import, spell out, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  7. spell, writeverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    import, save, compose, pen, publish, indite, spell out, drop a line, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  8. spellverb

    relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn

    "She spelled her husband at the wheel"

    Synonyms:
    import, spell out, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  9. spellverb

    place under a spell

    Synonyms:
    import, spell out, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  10. spellverb

    take turns working

    "the workers spell every four hours"

    Synonyms:
    import, spell out, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spellnoun

    Synonyms:
    charm, incantation, exorcism

  2. spellnoun

    Synonyms:
    turn (at work)

  3. spellnoun

    Synonyms:
    season, term, period, interval, fit

  4. spellverb

    Synonyms:
    represent by letters

  5. spellverb

    Synonyms:
    relieve (by taking a turn at work), help, aid, assist

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spellnoun

    Synonyms:
    charm, incantation, exorcism, period, season, interval

  2. spellverb

    Synonyms:
    orthographize, decipher, read, unravel, unfold, charm, bewitch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spell":

    charm, fate, incantation, curse, plight, spelling, episode, write

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#180476eyepatch
#245248captivation

How to use spell in a sentence?

  1. Roy Keane:

    In his second spell when he came back, for some reason towards the end of my time I found him to be really disrespectful towards me so we had a bit of fallout, he questioned my loyalty and I told him where to go.

  2. Laura Bush:

    You till be glad to know the President is practicing safe snacks. in reference to her husband's fainting spell caused by a pretzel

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    The masses will fight to preserve their liberties and freedoms, save for those who have fallen under a spell of delusion by the demagogue.

  4. Steve Allen, from the Question Man segment on the Steve Allen Show:

    9W"Answer to the question: Do you spell your name with a V, Mr. Vagner?

  5. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    There is no magic wand to get rid of haters. There is no secret spell to win them over to your side.


Translations for spell

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تهجئ, تعويذةArabic
  • conjur, embruixament, encantament, encís, lletrejarCatalan, Valencian
  • kouzlo, hláskovat, tvořitCzech
  • staveDanish
  • Zauberspruch, Periode, Zauber, Zeitdauer, buchstabieren, Zauberformel, Weile, Zauberwort, Weilchen, bedeuten, klarmachen, abwechselnGerman
  • ξόρκι, περίοδος, [[γράφω]] [[ορθογραφημένα]], συνεπάγομαιGreek
  • literumi, sorĉoEsperanto
  • hechizo, período, brujería, pataleta, encantamiento, deletrear, descifrar, encanto, rato, conjuro, berrinche, anunciar, presagiarSpanish
  • loits, veerimaEstonian
  • lumous, purkaus, kirous, tietää, loitsu, jakso, tavata, muodostaa, merkitä, selventää, korvata, tuurata, sijainenFinnish
  • maléfice, épeler, charme, sortFrench
  • litrigh, tamallIrish
  • ùine, litrichScottish Gaelic
  • אייתHebrew
  • जादूHindi
  • helyesírás, betűzHungarian
  • հեգել, բառ կազմելArmenian
  • indicar, formula magic, incantamento, orthographiar, componer, intervallo, relevarInterlingua
  • mantraIndonesian
  • galdraþula, stafa, álögIcelandic
  • fattura, maledizione, sillabare, sortilegio, incantesimo, formula magica, maleficio, compitare, presagire, vaticinareItalian
  • 綴るJapanese
  • ასოების დასახელება, დამარცვლით კითხვა, სიტყვების შედგენაGeorgian
  • ប្រកបKhmer
  • 의미하다, 마력, 한동안, 철자, 주문, 한참Korean
  • cantio, incantatio, incantamentum, fascinum, veneficium, conscribo, fascinatio, effascinatio, cantamenLatin
  • үсэглэхMongolian
  • spellen, betekenen, toverspreuk, betoveringDutch
  • besvergelse, formel, stave, trylleformelNorwegian
  • czar, zaklęcie, urok, przeliterowaćPolish
  • encantamento, intervalo, feitiço, soletrar, vaticinar, encanto, prever, pressagiar, renderPortuguese
  • farmec, descântec, se scrie, indica, vrajă, interval, descântătură, litera, rosti, clarifica, înlocuiRomanian
  • буква, писать, заклинание, произноситьRussian
  • sricatiSerbo-Croatian
  • urok, črkovatiSlovene
  • trollformel, besvärjelse, stava, betydaSwedish
  • สะกดThai
  • büyü, tılsım, hecelemek, harflerini söylemekTurkish
  • заклина́ння, ча́ри, закля́ттяUkrainian
  • đánh vầnVietnamese

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