Synonyms for spill

Synonyms for (noun) spill

Synonyms: fall, tumble, spill

Definition: a sudden drop from an upright position

Usage: he had a nasty spill on the ice

Similar words: slip, trip

Definition: an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall

Usage: he blamed his slip on the ice; the jolt caused many slips and a few spills


Synonyms: spill, spillage, release

Definition: the act of allowing a fluid to escape

Similar words: flow, stream

Definition: the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression


Synonyms: spill, spillway, wasteweir

Definition: a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction

Similar words: conduit

Definition: a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass

Usage: the computers were connected through a system of conduits


Synonyms: spill

Definition: liquid that is spilled

Usage: clean up the spills

Similar words: liquid

Definition: fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume

Synonyms for (verb) spill

Synonyms: spill

Definition: reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)

Similar words: cut, cut back, cut down, bring down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce

Definition: cut down on; make a reduction in

Usage: reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits


Synonyms: talk, spill

Definition: reveal information

Usage: If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!; The former employee spilled all the details

Similar words: tell

Definition: let something be known

Usage: Tell them that you will be late


Synonyms: spill, shed, disgorge

Definition: cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over

Usage: spill the beans all over the table

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: pour forth, shed, spill

Definition: pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities

Usage: shed tears; spill blood; God shed His grace on Thee

Similar words: pour

Definition: cause to run

Usage: pour water over the floor


Synonyms: slop, spill, splatter

Definition: cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container

Usage: spill the milk; splatter water

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: spill, run out

Definition: flow, run or fall out and become lost

Usage: The milk spilled across the floor; The wine spilled onto the table

Similar words: flow, feed, course, run

Definition: move along, of liquids

Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi