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Synonyms for spill
spɪlspill

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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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spillverb

    Synonyms:
    shed, effuse, pour out

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spill":

    spills, spillage, dumping, discharge, leak, leakage, overflow, spilling

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#146260slosh
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#175654retch
#185304gloaming
#234056upchuck
#253199declivity
#327568evenfall

How to use spill in a sentence?

  1. Bill Nelson:

    These rules were put in place to prevent another massive oil spill off our coasts, we can't allow this new administration to take us backwards in time.

  2. The OECD:

    A sharper slowdown of activity in emerging markets and renewed weakness of activity in the euro area could weaken exports more strongly than projected, dampen investment, and spill over to consumer confidence.

  3. The Shandong official:

    The accident took place about 11 nautical miles south-east of Qingdao port and so far there has been no direct impact on the operation of Qingdao port, there are oil spill experts on the scene that have started clean-up operations.

  4. Miyoko Sakashita:

    We need offshore fracking stopped immediately before chemical contamination or an oil spill devastates California’s coastal communities and kills sea otters and other endangered marine wildlife.

  5. Terry Lamb:

    We don't want to take the chance of (a spill), it's another big giant corporation rolling over everyday people.


Translations for spill

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • دلق, أسجم, أراقArabic
  • vessarCatalan, Valencian
  • spildeDanish
  • verschütten, schüttenGerman
  • derramarSpanish
  • läikkyä, kaataa, läikyttää, läikkyminen, levitä, päästää, putoaminenFinnish
  • renverser, déversement, déverser, répandreFrench
  • borít, önt, szórHungarian
  • թափվելArmenian
  • tumpahanIndonesian
  • versare, rovesciareItalian
  • 零れる, 零すJapanese
  • ღვრაGeorgian
  • morsen, gemorsteDutch
  • versarOccitan
  • derramarPortuguese
  • vărsaRomanian
  • рассы́паться, проли́ться, просыпа́ться, рассыпа́ться, проли́ть, рассы́пать, разли́ться, разлива́ть, просыпа́ть, разли́ть, пролива́ть, просы́пать, разлива́ться, рассыпа́ть, пролива́ться, просы́патьсяRussian
  • spilla, spillSwedish
  • trànVietnamese
  • Chinese

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