alphabet

Spirit

Definition of spirit:

part of speech: noun

A ghost.

part of speech: verb

To incite; to convey secretly.

part of speech: noun

Soul; thinking part of man; ghost; disposition; energy; volatile liquid obtained by distiliation; alcohol.

part of speech: noun

The Spirit, the Holy Ghost.

part of speech: verb

To carry away suddenly or secretly: often with off or away: Spirit, the third person of the Trinity; the Holy Spirit.

part of speech: noun

The soul; immortal, nonphysical part of man; any supernatural being, as a ghost or fairy; courage, energy, and liveliness; as, the troops advanced with spirit; power of mind, moral or intellectual; as, " the spirit is willing"; condition of mind, temper, or disposition; as, the spirit of the army was loyal; enthusiasm for an object; as, school spirit; real meaning; as, the tone of the words contradicted their spirit; a strong distilled alcoholic liquor, as whisky, etc.; a solution in alcohol of certain drugs; as, spirit of ammonia; alcohol.

part of speech: noun

Vital force: the soul: a ghost: mental disposition: enthusiasm: real meaning: chief quality: a very lively person: any volatile, inflammable liquid obtained by distillation, as brandy:- pl. intellectual activity: liveliness: persons with particular qualities of mind: mental excitement: spirituous liquors.

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