Definitions for spirit

Definitions for (noun) spirit

Main entry: spirit

Definition: a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character

Main entry: spirit, heart

Definition: an inclination or tendency of a certain kind

Usage: he had a change of heart

Main entry: life, liveliness, spirit, sprightliness

Definition: animation and energy in action or expression

Usage: it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it

Main entry: spirit, intent, purport

Definition: the intended meaning of a communication

Main entry: disembodied spirit, spirit

Definition: any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings

Main entry: spirit

Definition: the vital principle or animating force within living things

Main entry: emotional state, spirit

Definition: the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)

Usage: his emotional state depended on her opinion; he was in good spirits; his spirit rose

Main entry: look, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, tone, smell, spirit

Definition: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

Usage: the feel of the city excited him; a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting; it had the smell of treason

Definitions for (verb) spirit

Main entry: spirit, spirit up, inspirit

Definition: infuse with spirit

Usage: The company spirited him up

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