Noun spelling has 1 sense
  1. spelling - forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
    --1 is a kind of
    orthography, writing system
    --1 has parts: letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character
    --1 has particulars: misspelling
    Derived forms: verb spell3, verb spell1
,Verb spell has 4 senses
  1. spell - recite the letters of or give the spelling of; "How do you spell this word?"
    --1 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun speller1, noun spelling1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. spell, import - indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
    --2 is one way to mean, intend
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. spell, write - 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"
    Derived form: noun spelling1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. spell - place under a spell
    --4 is one way to
    hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx
    Antonyms: unspell
    Derived forms: noun spell4, noun spell1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody