Definition for spires (2 of 3)
verb (used without object), spired, spir·ing.
Origin of spire1
OTHER WORDS FROM spirespire·less, adjectiveun·spir·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH spirespire steeple
Definition for spires (3 of 3)
Origin of spire2
OTHER WORDS FROM spirespire·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for spires
Visitors are greeted by a looming gothic gate, the kind used to signify that important residents lie behind its spires.
The Spires gather data every time somebody uses them; they log each “product.”
A view looking beyond the spires of Notre Dame reveals the urban chaos about to be demolished.Charles Marville Captures the Rebirth of 1800s Paris in New Exhibition|William O’Connor|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The purple hues of the early evening sky paint a picturesque backdrop against the silhouettes of domes and spires.
The tip of the one of the spires at the National Cathedral fell onto the steps of Pilgrim Road.
Further delay has been threatened, he hears, in the form of an appeal to the Chamber of Spires.The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660|David Masson
All these towns and spires looked peaceful, but all were held by the Burgundians.A Monk of Fife|Andrew Lang
Spires, in order to take into consideration the state of religion, the main cause of all the disturbances in Germany.
He has inseparably mingled his image with our remembrance of the Spires of Oxford.Our Old Home, Vol. 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne
From the high points one sees inland not only Haarlem, just below, but the domes and spires of Amsterdam beyond.A Wanderer in Holland|E. V. Lucas