verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR spirit
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Idioms for spirit
Origin of spirit
synonym study for spirit
OTHER WORDS FROM spiritspir·it·like, adjectivenon·spir·it, nounoutspirit, verb (used with object)un·spir·it·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH spiritspirit , sprite
Words nearby spirit
Example sentences from the Web for spirit
She said she agreed with the spirit of what Barrera was saying but warned she didn’t think that was the whole story about what happened to those ambitious students.When a Calculus Class Abruptly Became Ceramics at Lincoln High|Scott Lewis|September 16, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Our version of the spirit streamlines the process for the home bar but still brings out the chestnuts’ rich, toasty qualities.
The spirit realms became populated primarily not with animal guides but human ancestors.An Ancient Site with Human Skulls on Display - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Jo Marchant|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
This move is likely to further accelerate MGM’s move toward a more digital future, and not just in the spirit of luring more visitors to Vegas with socially-distancing-friendly features like contactless check-ins.
The Ford Expedition was my test vehicle that week, and it turned out to be the perfect ride to lift my spirits.
Education controls the transmission of values and molds the spirit before dominating the soul.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their authors promise that your spirit will be improved, your ambition honed, and your finances maximized by their advice.
The moment where they enter the spirit portal symbolizes their evolution from being friends to being a couple.Yep, Korra and Asami Went in the Spirit Portal and Probably Kissed|Melissa Leon|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He should be free, filling the world with happiness, love and his fighting spirit.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then I read aloud from something that captures the Holiday Spirit.
In Luke it is said, “And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom.”Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
This seems to be contrary to the spirit and intent of the act, which is primarily to centralize reserves in Federal Reserve Banks.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Thou fell spirit of pride, prejudice, ignorance, and mauvaise honte!
Light, the symbol of life's joy, seems to be the first language in which the spirit of beauty speaks to a child.Children's Ways|James Sully
But green Chartreuse unhappily is not innocent; it is more than a spirit, it is a powerful drug.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for spirit (1 of 3)
- an incorporeal being, esp the soul of a dead person
- (as modifier)spirit world
Word Origin for spirit
British Dictionary definitions for spirit (2 of 3)
- an aqueous solution of ethanol, esp one obtained by distillation
- the active principle or essence of a substance, extracted as a liquid, esp by distillation
- a solution of a volatile substance, esp a volatile oil, in alcohol
- (as modifier)a spirit burner
Word Origin for spirit
British Dictionary definitions for spirit (3 of 3)
noun the Spirit
- another name for the Holy Spirit
- God, esp when regarded as transcending material limitations
Medical definitions for spirit
Idioms and Phrases with spirit
In addition to the idioms beginning with spirit
- spirit away
- spirit is willing but the flesh is weak, the
- kindred spirit