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Synonyms for spillspɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spill(noun)

    liquid that is spilled

    "clean up the spills"

    Synonyms:
    spillage, release, fall, wasteweir, tumble, spillway

  2. spillway, spill, wasteweir(noun)

    a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction

    Synonyms:
    spillage, release, fall, spillway, wasteweir, tumble, spill

  3. spill, spillage, release(noun)

    the act of allowing a fluid to escape

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, passing, departure, firing, vent, tumble, button, waiver, spillage, dismission, tone ending, loss, freeing, sack, press release, discharge, liberation, release, handout, exit, sacking, expiration, going, fall, wasteweir, spill, acquittance, spillway, outlet

  4. spill, tumble, fall(verb)

    a sudden drop from an upright position

    "he had a nasty spill on the ice"

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, autumn, declension, declination, tumble, pin, spillage, gloam, drop, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, release, decline, declivity, downslope, dusk, surrender, evenfall, dip, fall, wasteweir, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, spillway, nightfall

  5. spill, slop, splatter(verb)

    cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container

    "spill the milk"; "splatter water"

    Synonyms:
    swash, squelch, pour forth, talk, splatter, swill, disgorge, run out, splosh, spatter, squish, spill, plash, slop, splash, shed, slosh

  6. spill, run out(verb)

    flow, run or fall out and become lost

    "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"

    Synonyms:
    beetle off, conk out, bolt, pour forth, talk, splatter, peter out, run off, disgorge, run down, poop out, run out, drain, fail, bolt out, give out, expire, spill, slop, shed

  7. spill, shed, disgorge(verb)

    cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over

    "spill the beans all over the table"

    Synonyms:
    vomit, talk, splatter, upchuck, barf, cast off, be sick, molt, spill, honk, moult, puke, chuck, pour forth, throw, cast, spue, slop, purge, regorge, slough, vomit up, shake off, throw off, disgorge, throw away, run out, drop, cat, sick, spew, regurgitate, throw up, retch, exuviate, shed

  8. spill, shed, pour forth(verb)

    pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities

    "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"

    Synonyms:
    molt, throw, cast off, pour forth, talk, exuviate, slough, splatter, cast, disgorge, drop, run out, moult, throw away, throw off, shake off, spill, slop, shed

  9. spill, talk(verb)

    reveal information

    "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"

    Synonyms:
    babble, peach, pour forth, talk, tattle, splatter, babble out, disgorge, blab, run out, sing, lecture, spill the beans, speak, verbalize, utter, blab out, verbalise, spill, slop, shed, mouth, let the cat out of the bag

  10. spill(verb)

    reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)

    Synonyms:
    run out, disgorge, splatter, slop, pour forth, talk, shed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spill(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    shed, effuse, pour out

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

spills, spillage, dumping, discharge, leak, leakage, overflow, spilling


Translations for spill

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  • دلق, أراق, أسجمArabic
  • vessarCatalan, Valencian
  • spildeDanish
  • schütten, verschüttenGerman
  • derramarSpanish
  • läikkyä, putoaminen, päästää, levitä, läikkyminen, läikyttää, kaataaFinnish
  • renverser, déversement, déverser, répandreFrench
  • szór, önt, borítHungarian
  • թափվելArmenian
  • rovesciare, versareItalian
  • 零す, 零れるJapanese
  • ღვრაGeorgian
  • morsen, gemorsteDutch
  • versarOccitan
  • derramarPortuguese
  • vărsaRomanian
  • проли́ть, разлива́ть, просы́пать, разлива́ться, рассыпа́ть, пролива́ться, просы́паться, рассыпа́ться, пролива́ть, разли́ть, просыпа́ть, разли́ться, рассы́пать, просыпа́ться, проли́ться, рассы́патьсяRussian
  • spilla, spillSwedish
  • trànVietnamese

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