spelling

All Noun Verb
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  • Info Spelling is writing or stating the letters and diacritics of a word. more...
  • During his life he made many changes in his spelling system.
  • However, his spelling remains poor and he is even unable to spell his own name.
  • All character names are written in Western order using the official English language spellings.
  • The municipality has changed the spelling of its name three times.
  • The settlement has had different names and different spellings over the years.
  • Over the centuries, it went through many name changes and different spellings.
  • There are also other names for this class, mostly resulted in different spellings.
  • She decided she liked this spelling and it became her permanent screen name.
  • Canada's political history has also had an influence on Canadian spelling.
  • A total of nine names on the list had their spellings changed.
  • If a species is moved, therefore, the spelling of an ending may need to change.
  • He asked that these friends use the suggested spellings in their private correspondence. Cited from Chapters from My Autobiography, by Mark Twain
  • The name of the town has had various spellings over time.
  • They were proud to tell him and even told him the correct spelling.
  • It seems that at an early stage the spellings divided on a county basis.
  • It has also been argued that International English is held back by its traditional spelling.
  • Over time, there have been a number of changes in spelling.
  • These include different spellings of the English term, and versions in other languages.
  • The sides stand opposite each other as in the old-fashioned spelling match. Cited from Games for Everybody, by May C. Hofmann
  • This includes the writer's various spellings of her own name. Cited from Diary of Anna Green Winslow, by Anna Green Winslow
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Root form of spelling is spell for the verb.

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Meaning of spelling

  • noun Forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
  • verb Orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
    How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer
  • verb Indicate or signify
    I'm afraid this spells trouble!
  • 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
  • verb Relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn
    She spelled her husband at the wheel
  • verb Place under a spell
  • verb Take turns working
    the workers spell every four hours