respell

verb
re·​spell | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈspel How to pronounce respell (audio) \
respelled; respelling; respells

Definition of respell

transitive verb

: to spell again or in another way especially : to spell out according to a phonetic system

Other Words from respell

respelling \ (ˌ)rē-​ˈspe-​liŋ How to pronounce respelling (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of respell

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Respell.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/respell. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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