How Do You Spell SIEGE?

Correct spelling for the English word "siege" is [s_ˈiː_dʒ], [sˈiːd͡ʒ], [sˈiːd‍ʒ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SIEGE

  1. s[=e]j, n. a sitting down with an army round or before a fortified place in order to take it by force: a continued endeavour to gain possession: (Shak.) a seat, throne, station: (Shak.) excrement: the floor of a glass-furnace: a workman's bench.--v.t. to lay siege to.--ns. SIEGE'-PIECE, a coin, generally of unusual shape and rude workmanship, issued in a besieged place during stress of siege; SIEGE'-TRAIN, the materials carried by an army for the purpose of laying siege to a place.--STATE OF SIEGE, a condition of things in which civil law is suspended or made subordinate to military law; MINOR STATE OF SIEGE, a modification of the more severe rule in cases of merely domestic trouble. [O. Fr. sege (Fr. siège), seat--Low L. assedium=L. obsidium, a siege--sed[=e]re, to sit.]

Common Misspellings for SIEGE

Below is the list of 302 misspellings for the word "siege".

Usage Examples for SIEGE

  1. He dismissed the idea of a siege. - "The Gun-Brand" by James B. Hendryx
  2. Do you suppose we have enough to eat in the house, to stand a long siege? - "The Corner House Girls at School" by Grace Brooks Hill
  3. The result of the siege was glorious and closed the war of the Revolution. - "Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
  4. The palace was hastily made ready for a siege. - "The Firelight Fairy Book" by Henry Beston
  5. His feelings were now such that, upon his own account alone, he would have welcomed several days' siege. - "The Riflemen of the Miami" by Edward S. Ellis