Definition of "spelled" []

  • To write or name in correct order the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word) (verb)
  • (of letters) to go to make up the conventionally established form of (a word) when arranged correctly (verb)
  • To indicate or signify (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of spell. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "spelled" in a sentence
  • "She was a large woman, with elaborately braided hair, and gold necklace with a charm that had her name spelled out in script: Denise."
  • "I picked up my iced tea glass to admire my name spelled out in bright rose."
  • "Drew pulled up in front of NuWay Café, the name spelled out in white on a red and yellow awning."