The report spelled out in detail what the implications were for teacher training.
2to show how a word is spelled by writing or saying the letters separately in order:
'W-E-I-R,' she said, spelling it out.
3to write a word in its complete form instead of using anabbreviation
WORD FOCUS: write WORD FOCUS: write quickly:jot down, dash off in a way that is difficult to read:scribble, scrawl write information on an official form:fill in/fill out write a word correctly:spell start to write:put pen to paper ➔ See alsowrite
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.