spell doom

Definition of spell doom

:to lead to the failure or end of something
  • The poor economy spelled doom for many small businesses.

Word by Word Definitions

spell play
  1. : to read slowly and with difficulty

  2. : to find out by study : come to understand

  3. : to name the letters of in order

  1. : a spoken word or form of words held to have magic power

  2. : a state of enchantment

  3. : a strong compelling influence or attraction

  1. : to put under a spell

  1. : a shift of workers

  2. : one's turn at work

  3. : a period spent in a job or occupation

  1. : to take the place of for a time : relieve

  2. : rest

  3. : to work in turns

doom play
  1. : a law or ordinance especially in Anglo-Saxon England

  2. : judgment, decision

  3. : judgment

  1. : to give judgment against : condemn

  2. : to fix the fate of : destine

  3. : to make certain the failure or destruction of


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