Definition of spell out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


spell out

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to explain something in a simple, clear way You know what I mean—I'm sure I don't need to spell it out. spell out why, what, etc… Let me spell out why we need more money.
  2. 2to say or write the letters of a word in the right order Could you spell that name out again?
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: spell out