spell


spell
spell [n1] interval, period bit, bout, course, go, hitch, interlude, intermission, patch, relay, season, shift, space, stint, streak, stretch, term, time, tour, tour of duty, trick, turn, while; concepts 807,817,822 spell [n2] magical aura over an entity abracadabra*, allure, amulet, bewitching, bewitchment, charm, conjuration, enchanting, enchantment, exorcism, fascination, glamour, hex, hexing, hocus-pocus*, incantation, jinx, magic, mumbo jumbo*, rune, sorcery, talisman, trance, voodoo*, whack*, whammy*, witchery; concepts 370,673,689 spell [n3] seizure access, attack, fit, illness, jag, paroxysm, spasm, stroke, throe, turn; concepts 306,308 spell [v1] mean, imply add up to, amount to, augur, connote, denote, express, herald, import, indicate, intend, point to, portend, presage, promise, signify, suggest; concepts 55,74,75 spell [v2] give rest, relief allow, breathe, free, lay off, lie by, release, relieve, stand in for, take over, take the place of; concepts 83,110 —Ant. abuse, run ragged, use

New thesaurus. 2014.

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