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    spill - Dictionary definition and meaning for word spill

    Definition
    (noun) liquid that is spilled
    Example Sentence
    • clean up the spills
    Definition
    (noun) a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    Synonyms : spillway , wasteweir
    Definition
    (noun) the act of allowing a fluid to escape
    Synonyms : release , spillage
    Definition
    (noun) a sudden drop from an upright position
    Synonyms : fall , tumble
    Example Sentence
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice
    Definition
    (verb) cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
    Synonyms : slop , splatter
    Example Sentence
    • spill the milk
    • splatter water
    Definition
    (verb) flow, run or fall out and become lost
    Synonyms : run out
    Example Sentence
    • The milk spilled across the floor
    • The wine spilled onto the table
    Definition
    (verb) cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    Synonyms : disgorge , shed
    Example Sentence
    • spill the beans all over the table
    Definition
    (verb) pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
    Synonyms : pour forth , shed
    Example Sentence
    • shed tears
    • spill blood
    • God shed His grace on Thee
    Definition
    (verb) reveal information
    Synonyms : talk
    Example Sentence
    • If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!
    • The former employee spilled all the details
    Definition
    (verb) reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)
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