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Synonyms of spill in English:


  • 1 Kevin spilled his drink
    knock over, tip over, upset, overturn
  • 2 the bath water spilled onto the floor
    overflow, flow, pour, run, slop, slosh, splash;
    leak, escape
    archaic overbrim
  • 3 students spilled out of the building
    stream, pour, surge, swarm, flood, throng, crowd
  • 4 the horse spilled its rider
    unseat, throw, dislodge, unhorse
  • 5 informal he's spilling out his troubles to her
    reveal, disclose, divulge, blurt out, babble, betray, tell
    informal blab
  • noun

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  • 1 an oil spill
    spillage, leak, leakage, overflow, flood
  • 2 she took a spill in the opening race
    informal header, cropper, nosedive
  • Phrases

    spill the beans
    informal somebody spilled the beans about the surprise party
    reveal all, tell all, give the game away, talk
    informal let the cat out of the bag, blab, come clean
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