Definisi 'spell'
English to English
noun
1 a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
source: wordnet30
2 a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Example:
• it's my go
• a spell of work
source: wordnet30
3 a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
Example:
• he was here for a little while
• I need to rest for a piece
• a spell of good weather
• a patch of bad weather
source: wordnet30
4 a verbal formula believed to have magical force
Example:
• he whispered a spell as he moved his hands
• inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese
source: wordnet30
5 A spelk, or splinter.
source: webster1913
6 The relief of one person by another in any piece of work or watching; also, a turn at work which is carried on by one person or gang relieving another; as, a spell at the pumps; a spell at the masthead.
source: webster1913
7 A story; a tale.
source: webster1913
verb
8 orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
Example:
• How do you spell this word?
• We had to spell out our names for the police officer
source: wordnet30
9 indicate or signify
Example:
• I'm afraid this spells trouble!
source: wordnet30
10 write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word)
Example:
• He spelled the word wrong in this letter
source: wordnet30
11 relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn
Example:
• She spelled her husband at the wheel
source: wordnet30
12 place under a spell
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13 take turns working
Example:
• the workers spell every four hours
source: wordnet30
14 To supply the place of for a time; to take the turn of, at work; to relieve; as, to spell the helmsman.
source: webster1913
15 To tell; to relate; to teach.
source: webster1913
16 To form words with letters, esp. with the proper letters, either orally or in writing.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
charm, trance, spelling, un, language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, mental condition, time, duty period, bewitch, relieve, conjuration, incantation, curse, hex, jinx, possession, cold snap, mis,
Related Word(s)
spelt, spell,

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