[noun] a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation Synonyms: enchantment, trance
[noun] a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work" Synonyms: go, tour, turn
[noun] a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather" Synonyms: while, piece, patch
[noun] a verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese" Synonyms: magic charm
[verb] recite the letters of or give the spelling of; "How do you spell this word?"
[verb] indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!" Synonyms: import
[verb] write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word); "He spelled the word wrong in this letter" Synonyms: write