Definition Of spell


a form of words used as a magical charm or incantation.

It wasn't quite the same as when a sorcerer used high level spells , but the words were still unintelligible.

a short period.

I want to get away from racing for a spell

allow (someone) to rest briefly by taking their place in some activity.

I got sleepy and needed her to spell me for a while at the wheel

write or name the letters that form (a word) in correct sequence.

Dolly spelled her name

Example Of spell

  • A short spell for Parnells in Dublin was the only break between 1973 and 1996.

  • After a short spell on a high dose you should start to feel better - but you might have to continue taking a low maintenance dose for several months or even longer.

  • And that could really spell disaster when property taxes are also going up.

  • And we have been having a bizarre weather spell lately.

  • Apart from a short spell in the opening half, Ireland never looked like scoring a try, where as the English crossed the Irish line five times.

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