spell out

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spell out (third-person singular simple present spells out, present participle spelling out, simple past and past participle spelled out)

  1. (transitive) To form (a word) from its component letters.
    He used Scrabble tiles to spell out "I LOVE YOU".
  2. (transitive) To explain in a simple and understandable manner.
    I'm sorry but I can't spell it out for you, because the whole issue is not that simple.

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