verb (used with object)
WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
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
In his letter accompanying Palantir Technologies’ filing to go public Tuesday, CEO Alex Karp invoked a spirit of patriotism while disavowing Silicon Valley.Palantir’s filing to go public invokes patriotism and attacks Silicon Valley|Lucinda Shen|August 26, 2020|Fortune
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.
Some distillers went months with no income from their spirits.Craft distillers have lost out on more than $700 million in sales because of the pandemic|Rachel King|August 20, 2020|Fortune
Which is to say, this pandemic has altered and even ended a lot of plans, but it hasn’t crushed our spirits.
I said it even before preseason started, that one of the goals this year was to be the best team, not necessarily have the best players, the best squad or anything like that, but the camaraderie, the team spirit.
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