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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time; The opening of a subject to general discussion and debate; Process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space adj. - Extending by diffusion.

Usage examples (40)
  • Verb (used with object) : to spread out the papers on the table. ,He spread the pots on the ground and started hawking his wares. ,to spread hay to dry....
  • Verb (used without object) : The factory spread along the river front. ,Margarine spreads easily
  • Noun : With a spread of her arms the actress acknowledged the applause. ,the spread of consumerism. ,to measure the spread of branches. ,the widening...
  • This is what they call spreading around the wealth. for more
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