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spell out

transitive verb

Definition of spell out

  1. 1 :  to make plain <spelled out the orders in detail>

  2. 2 :  to write or print in letters and in full <numbers are to be spelled out>



Examples of spell out in a sentence

  1. <the dating applicant spelled out exactly what she wanted in a man>



1940

First Known Use of spell out

1940



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