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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spill(noun)

    liquid that is spilled

    "clean up the spills"

  2. spillway, spill, wasteweir(noun)

    a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction

  3. spill, spillage, release(noun)

    the act of allowing a fluid to escape

  4. spill, tumble, fall(verb)

    a sudden drop from an upright position

    "he had a nasty spill on the ice"

  5. spill, slop, splatter(verb)

    cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container

    "spill the milk"; "splatter water"

  6. spill, run out(verb)

    flow, run or fall out and become lost

    "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"

  7. spill, shed, disgorge(verb)

    cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over

    "spill the beans all over the table"

  8. spill, shed, pour forth(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"

  9. spill, talk(verb)

    reveal information

    "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"

  10. spill(verb)

    reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)

Wiktionary

  1. spill(Noun)

    A mess of something that has been dropped.

  2. spill(Noun)

    A fall or stumble.

    The bruise is from a bad spill he had last week.

  3. spill(Noun)

    A small stick or piece of paper used to light a candle, cigarette etc by the transfer of a flame from a fire.

  4. spill(Verb)

    To drop something so that it spreads out or makes a mess; to pour.

    I spilled some sticky juice onto the kitchen floor.

  5. spill(Verb)

    To spread out or fall out, as above

    Some sticky juice spilled onto the kitchen floor.

  6. spill(Verb)

    To drop something that was intended to be caught.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spill(noun)

    a bit of wood split off; a splinter

  2. Spill(noun)

    a slender piece of anything

  3. Spill(noun)

    a peg or pin for plugging a hole, as in a cask; a spile

  4. Spill(noun)

    a metallic rod or pin

  5. Spill(noun)

    a small roll of paper, or slip of wood, used as a lamplighter, etc

  6. Spill(noun)

    one of the thick laths or poles driven horizontally ahead of the main timbering in advancing a level in loose ground

  7. Spill(noun)

    a little sum of money

  8. Spill(verb)

    to cover or decorate with slender pieces of wood, metal, ivory, etc.; to inlay

  9. Spill(verb)

    to destroy; to kill; to put an end to

  10. Spill(verb)

    to mar; to injure; to deface; hence, to destroy by misuse; to waste

  11. Spill(verb)

    to suffer to fall or run out of a vessel; to lose, or suffer to be scattered; -- applied to fluids and to substances whose particles are small and loose; as, to spill water from a pail; to spill quicksilver from a vessel; to spill powder from a paper; to spill sand or flour

  12. Spill(verb)

    to cause to flow out and be lost or wasted; to shed, or suffer to be shed, as in battle or in manslaughter; as, a man spills another's blood, or his own blood

  13. Spill(verb)

    to relieve a sail from the pressure of the wind, so that it can be more easily reefed or furled, or to lessen the strain

  14. Spill(verb)

    to be destroyed, ruined, or wasted; to come to ruin; to perish; to waste

  15. Spill(verb)

    to be shed; to run over; to fall out, and be lost or wasted

  16. Origin: [OE. spillen, usually, to destroy, AS. spillan, spildan, to destroy; akin to Icel. spilla to destroy, Sw. spilla to spill, Dan. spilde, LG. & D. spillen to squander, OHG. spildan.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spill' in Verbs Frequency: #915


Translations for spill

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • دلق, أراق, أسجمArabic
  • vessarCatalan, Valencian
  • spildeDanish
  • schütten, verschüttenGerman
  • derramarSpanish
  • läikkyä, putoaminen, päästää, levitä, läikkyminen, läikyttää, kaataaFinnish
  • renverser, déversement, déverser, répandreFrench
  • szór, önt, borítHungarian
  • թափվելArmenian
  • rovesciare, versareItalian
  • 零す, 零れるJapanese
  • ღვრაGeorgian
  • morsen, gemorsteDutch
  • versarOccitan
  • derramarPortuguese
  • vărsaRomanian
  • проли́ть, разлива́ть, просы́пать, разлива́ться, рассыпа́ть, пролива́ться, просы́паться, рассыпа́ться, пролива́ть, разли́ть, просыпа́ть, разли́ться, рассы́пать, просыпа́ться, проли́ться, рассы́патьсяRussian
  • spilla, spillSwedish

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