Browse Dictionary by Letter

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
spinach a green plant with leaves, often eaten as a vegetable.
spinal having to do with the spine or spinal cord.
spinal column the row of bones that runs along the center of the back; spine; backbone. The bones of the spinal column are called vertebrae. The spinal column protects the nerves in the spinal cord.
spinal cord the thick cord of nerve tissue inside the spine that runs from the base of the brain to the end of the spine.
spindle a thin rod on which thread is twisted and wound as it is spun.
spine the backbone; spinal column. [3 definitions]
spiral a curve that circles around from a fixed point. A spiral gets bigger or smaller as it moves away from the fixed point. [6 definitions]
spire1 a tall, narrow, upward structure shaped like a cone on the outside of a building; steeple.
spirit a force that is thought to be a part of human beings; soul. [5 definitions]
spirit away to remove secretly or mysteriously.
spiritual of, having to do with, or made up of spirit, rather than the physical body or world. [3 definitions]
spit1 to force saliva or something else from the mouth. [5 definitions]
spit2 a thin, pointed rod on which meat is placed and turned while roasting. [2 definitions]
spite the wish to hurt, bother, or embarrass a person. [2 definitions]
splash to dash or spray. [6 definitions]
spleen an organ near the stomach that stores blood. The spleen gets rid of old red blood cells, and makes certain kinds of white blood cells.
splendid beautiful or grand; making a strong impression. [2 definitions]
splice to join (two pieces of film, tape, or similar things) at the ends. [2 definitions]
splint a thin piece of wood, metal, or plastic used to support and keep steady a broken bone.
splinter a small, sharp piece of material that is broken off from a larger piece. [2 definitions]
split to divide along the length or in layers. [10 definitions]