transitive verb Date: 1806 to spell again or in another way; especially to spell out according to a phonetic system • respelling noun

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  • Respell — Re*spell (r?*sp?l ), v. t. To spell again. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • respell — [rē spel′] vt. to spell again; specif., to spell (a word) in a different, usually phonetic, system so as to indicate the pronunciation …   English World dictionary

  • respell — verb a) Spell again. A child is learning to spell, but no special pains are taken to make him respell, and respell, until spelled aright, every misspelled word. b) Spell differently, especially according to pronunciation, or by a phonetic system …   Wiktionary

  • respell — /ree spel /, v.t. to spell again or anew. [1800 10; RE + SPELL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • respell — rɪː spel v. spell again, rewrite or repeat the letters of a word in the proper order …   English contemporary dictionary

  • respell — verb (past and past participle respelled or chiefly Brit. respelt) spell (a word) again or differently, especially in order to indicate its pronunciation …   English new terms dictionary

  • respell — re·spell …   English syllables

  • respell — re•spell [[t]riˈspɛl[/t]] v. t. phn to spell again or anew, esp. using a different system of symbols • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • respell — /riˈspɛl/ (say ree spel) verb (t) (respelt or respelled, respelling) to spell again or anew …  

  • respell — (past and past part. respelt or respelled) spell again or differently, esp. phonetically …   Useful english dictionary

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