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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To again write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of a word.

Usage examples (8)
  • Sounds, that is: forget that you know that philosophy begins with a ph -, and "respell" it FLSF; ignore your recollection that psychology likewise begins with a p -, and...
  • I love frosting on cookies... but to mess this up and refuse to respell "birthday" properly?
  • You are welcome to respell Pittsburgh as 'Pittsberg' if you can't cope with correct pronunciation.
  • In future people would not be obliged to respell their names before signing a correction on a cheque. for more
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