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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enchantment, spell, trance(noun)

    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, turn(noun)

    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, patch(noun)

    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, charm(verb)

    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 out(verb)

    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, import(verb)

    indicate or signify

    "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"

    Synonyms:
    import, spell out, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  7. spell, write(verb)

    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. spell(verb)

    relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn

    "She spelled her husband at the wheel"

    Synonyms:
    import, spell out, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  9. spell(verb)

    place under a spell

    Synonyms:
    import, spell out, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

  10. spell(verb)

    take turns working

    "the workers spell every four hours"

    Synonyms:
    import, spell out, write

    Antonyms:
    unspell

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spell(n.)

    Synonyms:
    charm, incantation, exorcism

  2. spell(n.)

    Synonyms:
    turn (at work)

  3. spell(n.)

    Synonyms:
    season, term, period, interval, fit

  4. spell(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    represent by letters

  5. spell(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spell(n)

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

  2. spell(v)

    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

How to pronounce spell?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say spell in sign language?

  1. spell

How to use spell in a sentence?

  1. Emmanuel Macron:

    I'll spell out where we're at, that we're piling too much dough into a welfare system that's focused on corrective treatment.

  2. Dorthea Bragg:

    All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.

  3. Tony Jacklin:

    I suspect this hot spell has made the course very fast and, if the wind whips up, it could live up to its 'Car-nasty' reputation and Tiger will understand how to handle whatever it might throw at him, he realises it's not about overpowering a links course, it's about staying in play and being patient. At least 50 percent of the field won't know anything like as much as he does about plotting their way round.

  4. Christopher Ransom:

    There are not that many medical conditions that produce transient, recurrent, and highly-stereotyped neurological symptoms and epileptic seizures top that list of diagnoses to consider, this case, however, produced a particular challenge because [ the ] patient initially only described the cyclical pattern of sweating, not neurological symptoms. It wasn't until a spell was directly observed that alterations of behavior, seen as slowed verbal responses, was recognized to accompany the episodes of intense sweating.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    He's learning how to spell, but he's flying around on 'Hair Force One' and tweeting. So here's the one tweet he put out. He put out a picture of having makeup put on me at the debate. Which is amazing to me that the guy with the worst spray tan in America is attacking me for putting on makeup. Donald Trump likes to sue people. He should sue whoever did that to his face with that.

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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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