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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spice(noun)

    aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative

  2. spice(noun)

    any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food

  3. spiciness, spice, spicery(verb)

    the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored

  4. spice, spice up(verb)

    make more interesting or flavorful

    "Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer"

  5. zest, spice, spice up(verb)

    add herbs or spices to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spice(noun)

    species; kind

  2. Spice(noun)

    a vegetable production of many kinds, fragrant or aromatic and pungent to the taste, as pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, allspice, ginger, cloves, etc., which are used in cookery and to flavor sauces, pickles, etc

  3. Spice(noun)

    figuratively, that which enriches or alters the quality of a thing in a small degree, as spice alters the taste of food; that which gives zest or pungency; a slight flavoring; a relish; hence, a small quantity or admixture; a sprinkling; as, a spice of mischief

  4. Spice(verb)

    to season with spice, or as with spice; to mix aromatic or pungent substances with; to flavor; to season; as, to spice wine; to spice one's words with wit

  5. Spice(verb)

    to fill or impregnate with the odor of spices

  6. Spice(verb)

    to render nice or dainty; hence, to render scrupulous

  7. Origin: [OE. spice, spece, spice, species, OF. espice, espece, F. pice spice, espce species, fr. L. species particular sort or kind, a species, a sight, appearance, show, LL., spices, drugs, etc., of the same sort, fr. L. specere to look. See Spy, and cf. Species.]


  1. SPICE

    SPICE is a general-purpose, open source analog electronic circuit simulator. It is a powerful program that is used in integrated circuit and board-level design to check the integrity of circuit designs and to predict circuit behavior.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry J. Tillman:

    Oregano is the spice of life.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

  3. Phyllis McGinley:

    Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.

  4. Gerard Mullin:

    As a digestive disease specialist I frequently recommend the spice ginger in the form of tea for nausea and abdominal discomfort.

  5. Hank Steinberg:

    New characters spice things up and it's also natural to the storytelling, because they're going to need people that have skill sets that can help them.

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