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spell

  
  ( spells    plural & 3rd person present)   ( spelling    present participle)   ( spelled    past tense & past participle)   ( spelt    past tense & past participle  )
American English uses the form spelled as the past tense and past participle. British English uses either spelled or spelt.     
1       verb   When you spell a word, you write or speak each letter in the word in the correct order.  
He gave his name and then helpfully spelt it...      V n  
How do you spell `potato'?...      V n  
`Tang' is `Gnat' spelt backwards.      V-ed  
      Spell out means the same as spell., phrasal verb  
If I don't know a word, I ask them to spell it out for me...      V n P  
I never have to spell out my first name.      V P n (not pron)  
2       verb   Someone who can spell knows the correct order of letters in words.  
no cont  
It's shocking how students can't spell these days...      V  
You accused me of inaccuracy yet you can't spell `Middlesex'.      V n  
3       verb   If something spells a particular result, often an unpleasant one, it suggests that this will be the result.  
no cont  
If the irrigation plan goes ahead, it could spell disaster for the birds...      V n  
4       n-count   A spellof a particular type of weather or a particular activity is a short period of time during which this type of weather or activity occurs.  
usu N of n   (=period)  
There has been a long spell of dry weather..., You join a barrister for two six-month spells of practical experience.     
5       n-count   A spell is a situation in which events are controlled by a magical power.  
They say she died after a witch cast a spell on her., ...the kiss that will break the spell.     
6   
    spelling   spell out  
1       phrasal verb   If you spell something out, you explain it in detail or in a very clear way.  
Be assertive and spell out exactly how you feel...      V P n (not pron)  
How many times do I have to spell it out?      V n P  
2   
    spell 1  
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spell

  
[1]  
      n   bout, course, interval, patch, period, season, stint, stretch, term, time, tour of duty, turn  

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spell   [2]  
      n  
1    abracadabra, charm, conjuration, exorcism, incantation, sorcery, witchery  
2    allure, bewitchment, enchantment, fascination, glamour, magic, trance  

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spell   [3]  
      vb   amount to, augur, herald, imply, indicate, mean, point to, portend, presage, promise, signify, suggest  

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Consulte también:

spell check, spell checker, spell out, speller

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