Synonyms of spill in English:

spill


See definition of spill

verb

1‘everyone jumped and Kevin spilled his drink’

SYNONYMS

knock over, tip over, upset, overturn

Northern Irish Scottish cowp

2‘some of the wine spilled on to the floor’

SYNONYMS

overflow, flow, pour, run, slop, slosh, splash, splatter

brim, well

leak, escape

British informal splosh

rare overbrim

3‘students began to spill out of the building’

SYNONYMS

stream, pour, surge, swarm, flood, throng, crowd, mill

4‘the horse was wrenched off course, spilling his rider’

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unseat, throw, dislodge, unhorse

5‘she ought not to be spilling out his troubles to you’

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reveal, disclose, divulge, let out, leak, blurt out, babble, betray, make known, tell

let on, blab


noun

1‘a 25-tonne oil spill’

SYNONYMS

spillage

leak, leakage, overspill, overflow, flood

archaic spilth

2‘he decided to rest following his spill in the opening race’

SYNONYMS

fall, tumble, accident

informal header, cropper, nosedive


Phrases

    spill the beans

      ‘he gave me a look which made me wonder if Mavis had spilled the beans’

      SYNONYMS

      reveal everything, tell all, give the game away, talk

      let the cat out of the bag, blab, spill one's guts, come clean

      British

      blow the gaff

      ANTONYMS

      keep a secret