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Spell check of fathom

Correct spelling:
fathom
Definition:

Nautical measure of six feet. To measure the depth of; comprehend.

Synonyms:
measure (noun)
rod, foot, ell, meter, micron, decameter, kilometer, angstrom, millimeter, inch, step, furlong, measure, mil, knot, mile, cubit, league, decimeter, criterion, block, minute, hectometer, yard, second, centimeter.
discover (verb)
unmask, unravel, educe, determine, recognize, realize, unearth, dig up, disinter, find, disclose, elicit, solve, breakthrough, discover, detect, unriddle, reveal, identify, expose.
Other synonyms:
fthm, sound, bottom, penetrate.
Common misspellings:
  1. fathem (24%)
  2. phathom (20%)
  3. fathum (18%)
  4. fanthom (11%)
  5. fatham (7%)
  6. fathome (6%)
  7. fantom (5%)
  8. pathom (2%)
  9. fathon (2%)
  10. phatom (2%)
  11. phanthom (1%)
  12. imagen (1%)
  13. fatherm (1%)
Examples of usage:
  1. He had learned that she seemed to possess some strange knowledge he could not fathom, but which he respected.
    - - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  2. What meant this coming from the rising sun of beings whose ways man could fathom?
    - - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson. no - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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