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spill1

spill1

 
 
pronunciation:
spIl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: spilled, spilling, spills, spilt
definition 1: to cause or allow to flow or fall from a container.
She spilled the coffee all over her dress.
similar words:
pour
definition 2: to cause to fall off or out.
The wagon fell over and spilled us onto the road.
definition 3: (informal) to tell or reveal.
She spilled what she knew about his family.
similar words:
tell
definition 4: to flow or fall out of a container.
The milk will spill if you aren't careful.
definition 5: to spread out in a rush or beyond some boundary.
People spilled from the theater when the fire started.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which has spilled, or the amount spilled.
The spill we left on the floor made my mom angry.
definition 2: (informal) a fall.
She took a bad spill on the ice.
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