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Crossword Puzzle Solutions for: SP?N?


(n.) A bound or spring.
(n.) A spangle or shining ornament.
(v. i.) To spring; to bound; to leap.
(v. t.) To spangle.


(n.) A blow with the open hand; a slap.
(v. i.) To move with a quick, lively step between a trot and gallop; to move quickly.
(v. t.) To strike, as the breech, with the open hand; to slap.


A unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)
Two items of the same kind
The complete duration of something; "the job was finished in the span of an hour"
To cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"
The act of sitting or standing astride
A structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
The distance or interval between two points


(v. i.) To expend money or any other possession; to consume, use, waste, or part with, anything; as, he who gets easily spends freely.
(v. i.) To waste or wear away; to be consumed; to lose force or strength; to vanish; as, energy spends in the using of it.
(v. i.) To be diffused; to spread.
(v. i.) To break ground; to continue working.
(v. t.) To weigh or lay out; to dispose of; to part with; as, to spend money for clothing.
(v. t.) To bestow; to employ; -- often with on or upon.
(v. t.) To consume; to waste; to squander; to exhaust; as, to spend an estate in gaming or other vices.
(v. t.) To pass, as time; to suffer to pass away; as, to spend a day idly; to spend winter abroad.
(v. t.) To exhaust of force or strength; to waste; to wear away; as, the violence of the waves was spent.


(a.) Exhausted; worn out; having lost energy or motive force.
(a.) Exhausted of spawn or sperm; -- said especially of fishes.
(imp. & p. p.) of Spend


(n.) A sharp appendage to any of a plant; a thorn.
(n.) A rigid and sharp projection upon any part of an animal.
(n.) One of the rigid and undivided fin rays of a fish.
(n.) The backbone, or spinal column, of an animal; -- so called from the projecting processes upon the vertebrae.
(n.) Anything resembling the spine or backbone; a ridge.


Stream in jets, of liquids; "The creek spun its course through the woods"
A distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion); "the campaign put a favorable spin on the story"
Prolong or extend; "spin out a visit"
Rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral
Twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation; "The President's spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrassing"
A short drive in a car; "he took the new car for a spin"
Work natural fibers into a thread; "spin silk"
The act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
Form a web by making a thread; "spiders spin a fine web"
A swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
Make up a story; "spin a yarn"
Revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"


(a.) Full of spines; thorny; as, a spiny tree.
(a.) Like a spine in shape; slender.
(a.) Fig.: Abounding with difficulties or annoyances.
(n.) See Spinny.


(n.) An irregular, narrow, projecting part of a field.


(n.) Wood that readily takes fire; touchwood; also, a kind of tinder made from a species of fungus; punk; amadou.
(n.) An inflammable temper; spirit; mettle; pluck; as, a man of spunk.


(n.) See Pinnace, n., 1 (a).