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spells
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
spell /spel/
  • danh từ
    • lời thần chú
    • bùa mê
      • under a spell: bị bùa mê
    • sự làm say mê; sức quyến rũ
      • to cast a spell on: làm say mê
  • ngoại động từ spelled, spelt
    • viết vần, đánh vần; viết theo chính tả
      • to spell in full: viết nguyên chữ
    • có nghĩa; báo hiệu
      • to spell ruin to: báo hiệu sự suy tàn của
    • to spell backward
      • đánh vần ngược (một từ)
    • (nghĩa bóng) hiểu nhầm, hiểu sai; thuyết minh sai
    • xuyên tạc ý nghĩa
    • to spell out
      • (thông tục) giải thích rõ ràng
  • danh từ
    • đợt, phiên (việc)
      • a cold spell: một đợt rét
      • to work by spells: thay phiên nhau làm việc
    • thời gian ngắn
      • to rest for a spell: nghỉ một thời gian ngắn
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) cơn ngắn (bệnh)
    • (Uc) thời gian nghỉ ngắn
    • ngoại động từ
      • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) thay phiên (cho ai)
      • (Uc) cho nghỉ (ngựa)
      • nội động từ
        • (Uc) nghỉ một lát
      Concise Dictionary
      spelt|spells|spelled|spellingspel
      noun
      +a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
      +a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
      +a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
      +a verbal formula believed to have magical force
      verb
      +orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
      +indicate or signify
      +write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word)
      +relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn
      +place under a spell
      +take turns working

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      I n.
      1 period, interval, time, term, season; stint, turn, run, course, shift, tour (of duty), watch, round:
      We had a spell of bad weather. Each of us had a spell at the tiller during the crossing.
      v.
      2 relieve, replace, substitute for, take over for or from:
      After 36 hours of uninterrupted duty, I needed someone to spell me for a while.
      II n.
      1 enchantment, allure, charm, magic, witchcraft, witchery, fascination, captivation, enthralment:
      She had them all under her spell.
      2 incantation, formula, charm:
      The priest uttered some spell and I found myself unable to move.
      3 attraction, lure, allure, appeal, draw, pull, magnetism, fascination, influence, mesmerism, hypnotic effect:
      We were drawn ever onward by the spell of the jungle.
      III v.
      1 augur, portend, presage, promise, hold promise of, signify, point to, indicate, omen, bode, look like, amount to, mean:
      Harry's conviction will spell the end of his career as a bank robber.
      2 spell out. specify, delineate, make clear or plain or explicit, clarify, elucidate:
      She despises you - I can't spell it out for you more plainly than that.


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