verb (used with object)
to process (a document) with a spell checker; check the spelling of.
noun, Also, spell check
a check for misspellings by using a spell checker.
to check the accuracy of the spelling of an electronic document with the use of a software program that compares words in the document with a wordlist of acceptable spellings
/ˈspɛlˌtʃɛkə/ noun 1. (computing) a program that highlights any word in a word-processed document that is not recognized as being correctly spelt
noun 1. a computer program for checking the spelling of words in an electronic document.
verb (used with object), spelled or spelt, spelling. 1. to name, write, or otherwise give the letters, in order, of (a word, syllable, etc.): Did I spell your name right? 2. (of letters) to form (a word, syllable, etc.): The letters spelled a rather rude word. 3. to read letter by letter or with difficulty […]
noun 1. a person who spells words. 2. Also called spelling book. an elementary textbook or manual to teach spelling. noun 1. a person who spells words in the manner specified: a bad speller 2. a book designed to teach or improve spelling