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spell1

 
pronunciation:
spel
phrases:
spell out
part of speech: verb
inflections: spells, spelling, spelled, spelt
definition 1: to name or write the letters of in order.
He can spell "Mississippi."
definition 2: to be the letters of.
C-A-T spells "cat."
definition 3: to mean.
Wealth does not spell happiness.
phrase: spell out
derivation: spellable (adj.)