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Definition of spread
- Spread adj
- Distributed or spread over a considerable extent; "has ties with many widely dispersed friends"; "eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe" [syn: {dispersed}]
- Prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out; "a table spread with food"
- Fully extended in width; "outspread wings"; "with arms spread wide" [syn: {outspread}] n
- Process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space [syn: {spreading}]
- A conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs" [syn: {gap}]
- Farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle) [syn: {ranch}, {cattle ranch}, {cattle farm}]
- A haphazard distribution in all directions [syn: {scatter}]
- A tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers [syn: {paste}]
- A meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread" [syn: {banquet}, {feast}]
- Two facing pages of a book or other publication [syn: {spread head}, {spreadhead}, {facing pages}]
- The expansion of a person's girth (especially at middle age); "she exercised to avoid that middle-aged spread"
- Decorative cover for a bed [syn: {bedspread}, {bedcover}, {bed cover}, {bed covering}, {counterpane}]
- Act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time [syn: {spreading}] v
- Distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country" [syn: {distribute}] [ant: {gather}]
- Become distributed or widespread; "the infection spread"; "Optimism spread among the population" [syn: {propagate}]
- Spread across or over; "A big oil spot spread across the water" [syn: {overspread}]
- Spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms" [syn: {unfold}, {spread out}, {open}] [ant: {fold}]
- Cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news" [syn: {circulate}, {circularize}, {circularise}, {distribute}, {disseminate}, {propagate}, {broadcast}, {diffuse}, {disperse}, {pass around}]
- Become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office" [syn: {go around}, {circulate}]
- Strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table" [syn: {scatter}, {spread out}]
- Move outward; "The soldiers fanned out" [syn: {diffuse}, {spread out}, {fan out}]
- Cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese"
- Distribute over a surface in a layer; "spread cheese on a piece of bread"
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