e-tutor.com - Online tutoring, learning, and homeschooling resources      Home    Enroll    Tour    Contact Us    Graphing Calculator         Dictionary Home    Index    About   

Definition of 'spirit'

You searched for spiriting


  1. the vital principle or animating force within living things
  2. the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
       Synonyms: tone feel feeling flavor flavour look smell
  3. a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character
  4. any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
       Synonyms: disembodied spirit
  5. the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection); "his emotional state depended on her opinion"; "he was in good spirits"; "his spirit rose"
       Synonyms: emotional state
  6. the intended meaning of a communication
       Synonyms: intent purport
  7. animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
       Synonyms: liveliness life sprightliness
  8. an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; "he had a change of heart"
       Synonyms: heart


  1. infuse with spirit; "The company spirited him up"
       Synonyms: spirit up inspirit

Get this dictionary without ads as part of the e-Tutor Virtual Learning Program.