Synonyms of spell in English

: spell1spell2spell3

spell1


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verb

1‘the drought could spell disaster for wildlife in some parts of the country’

SYNONYMS
lead to, result in, bring about, bring on, cause, be the cause of
mean, amount to, add up to, constitute, signal, signify, point to
portend, augur, presage, herald, bode, promise
involve
literary betoken, harbinger, foretoken, forebode

Synonyms of spell in English

: spell1spell2spell3

spell2


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noun

1‘the witch recited a spell’

SYNONYMS
incantation, charm, conjuration, rune, magic formula
abracadabra
sorcery, magic, witchcraft, witchery
North American hex, mojo
New Zealand makutu

2‘Margaret surrendered to his spell’

SYNONYMS
irresistible influence, fascination, magnetism, animal magnetism, charisma, allure, lure, charm, attraction, pull, draw, enticement, beguilement
magic, romance, mystique, glamour

Synonyms of spell in English

: spell1spell2spell3

spell3


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noun

1‘the current spell of dry weather’

SYNONYMS
period, time, interval, season, stretch, run, course, round, span, streak
snap
British informal patch, spot

2‘his spells of dizziness’

SYNONYMS
bout, fit, attack
dose

3‘she did a spell at the tiller’

SYNONYMS
stint, turn, stretch, session, term
shift, tour of duty, watch

Phrases

    spell something out

    ‘Chapman spelled out his aims for the club’


    SYNONYMS

    explain, make clear, make plain, elucidate, clarify

    specify, set out, set forth, state precisely, be specific about, itemize, detail, enumerate, list, unfold, expound, particularize, delineate, catalogue, rehearse

    cast a spell on

    ‘everyone froze, as if a wizard had cast a spell on them’


    SYNONYMS

    bewitch, enchant

    curse, jinx, witch

    North American

    hex

    Australian

    point the bone at

    literary

    entrance