verb (used with object)
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Idioms for spirit
Origin of spirit
SYNONYMS FOR 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
The Speyside distillery is famous for taking only the finest cut of spirit for its whisky.
But he clearly understands the spirit of the season and describes it pretty much the same way as my wife.
The spirit and tendencies of the past century still persisted in the circles which were most permanently influential.The Idea of Progress|J. B. Bury
But the Britain and Russia and France she fights are lands full of the spirit of undefined novelty.What is Coming?|H. G. Wells
Contemptuous of "external good," it seeks its own counsel and obeys the mandates of its own spirit.Heroes in Peace|John Haynes Holmes
His spirit broke and he became a quivering jelly-mountain of misery.The Faith of Men|Jack London
He is near her own age, and he is a handsome fellow, full of life and spirit.Rodman the Keeper|Constance Fenimore Woolson
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