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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cause or allow to pour, splash, or fall out (as over the edge of a container) and be wasted, lost, or scattered. Also: To use or spend wastefully. (past)

Usage examples (33)
  • "It's not all spilt -- some of it will be recovered."
  • And blood for Freedom spilt, forms heaven's blue arc.
  • And there's plenty of red ink spilt in any tv newsroom.
  • Till the pail was broke and the milk spilt on the ground. for more
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