Bedeutung von "spell" - als Fremdsprache


verb uk us /spel/ (past tense and past participle spelled, also UK spelt)

A2 to write down or tell someone the letters that are used to make a word:

How do you spell that?
Her name's spelt S-I-A-N.

If you can spell, you know how to write the words of a language correctly:

My grammar's all right, but I can't spell.
spell disaster/trouble, etc

If something spells disaster, trouble, etc, you think it will cause something bad to happen in the future:

The new regulations could spell disaster for small businesses.

(Definition von "spell verb" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)