Thesaurus

spell out

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of spell out

to make plain or understandable
  • the dating applicant spelled out exactly what she wanted in a man

Synonyms for spell out

Words Related to spell out

Near Antonyms for spell out

Antonyms for spell out

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About spell out

Time Traveler for spell out

Time Traveler

The first known use of spell out was in 1940

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near spell out

spelling out

spell out

spells

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Spell out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spell%20out. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on spell out

Nglish: Translation of spell out for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of spell out for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!