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

NZ 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

      cast