1. A psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation (synset 114430940)
  2. A time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else) (synset 115317305)
    "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
  3. A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition (synset 115271164)
    "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
  4. A verbal formula believed to have magical force (synset 107174442)
    "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
  1. Orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of (synset 200939909)
    "How do you spell this word?"; "We had to spell out our names for the police officer"
  2. Indicate or signify (synset 200934598)
    "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
  3. Write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word) (synset 201703755)
    "He spelled the word wrong in this letter"
  4. Relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn (synset 202417496)
    "She spelled her husband at the wheel"
  5. Place under a spell (synset 201066582)
  6. Take turns working (synset 200121195)
    "the workers spell every four hours"

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