spill

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A spill occurs when the contents of something, usually in liquid form, is emptied out onto a surface, often unintentionally.
  • She further states that spilling royal blood would only cause more war for their people.
  • When you sit down half what you got left spills out on the table. Cited from Dere Mable, by Edward Streeter
  • He asked her to take him to the spot where she spilt the oil.
  • They show up covered in food, having spilled it on each other during the fight.
  • This new gold-camp has not reached the blood-spilling stage yet. Cited from The Border Legion, Zane Grey
  • Then your blood would not have been spilt and your head would not have been cut off. Cited from The Golden Bough, by James George Frazer
  • May this earth here never see the white man's blood spilt on it. Cited from Treaties of Canada with Indians, Alexander Morris
  • Both the long-term and short-term effects of the oil spill have been studied.
  • They cannot forget the blood which has already been spilt in our cause. Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • They spilled out the truth and said they both love different parts of each other and finally became friends.
  • The cut spilled enough blood to cover his face nearly killing him.
  • He ran on as fast as he could without spilling the water. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Far more blood, indeed, would be thus spilt, than according to the present fashion. Cited from Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2, by John Wilson
  • He states that by the end of the night, blood will be spilt.
  • The effects of the spill continued to be felt for many years afterwards.
  • Yet almost any one can think of people who drive a car and take no pleasure in spilling blood. Cited from The Patient Observer, by Simeon Strunsky
  • We spilt our blood in a cause between you, and a people not of our color. Cited from Account of Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha, by John Niles Hubbard
  • The two first beat each other in the ring before the action spilled outside the ring.
  • The wedding event can last for the whole day and may spill into the next day.
  • "Well, the first is, can you run the thing without spilling us out?" Cited from The boy Allies at Liege, by Clair W. Hayes
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Meaning of spill

  • noun Liquid that is spilled
    clean up the spills
  • noun The act of allowing a fluid to escape
  • noun A sudden drop from an upright position
    he had a nasty spill on the ice
  • verb Cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
    spill the milk, splatter water
  • verb Flow, run or fall out and become lost
    The milk spilled across the floor, The wine spilled onto the table
  • verb Cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    spill the beans all over the table
  • verb Pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
    shed tears, spill blood, God shed His grace on Thee
  • verb Reveal information
    If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!, The former employee spilled all the details
  • verb Reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)