"spelled" in the verb sense
1. spell, spell out
orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
"How do you spell this word?"
"We had to spell out our names for the police officer"
2. spell, import
indicate or signify
"I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
3. spell, write
write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word
"He spelled the word wrong in this letter"
relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn
"She spelled her husband at the wheel"
place under a spell
take turns working
"the workers spell every four hours"
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