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spread

 
Adjective spread has 3 senses
  1. dispersed, spread - distributed or spread over a considerable extent; "has ties with many widely dispersed friends"; "eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe"
    Antonym: concentrated (indirect, via distributed)
  2. spread - prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out; "a table spread with food"
    Antonym:
    unprepared (indirect, via prepared)
  3. outspread, spread - fully extended in width; "outspread wings"; "with arms spread wide"
    Antonym: unextended (indirect, via extended)
Noun spread has 10 senses
  1. spread, spreading - process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    --1 is a kind of change of location, travel
    --1 has particulars:
     diffusion; dispersion, scattering; invasion; irradiation; radiation
    Derived forms: verb spread8, verb spread7, verb spread6, verb spread5, verb spread3, verb spread2, verb spread1
  2. gap, spread - a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
    --2 is a kind of disparity
  3. ranch, spread, cattle ranch, cattle farm - farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
    --3 is a kind of farm
  4. scatter, spread - a haphazard distribution in all directions
    --4 is a kind of distribution, dispersion
    --4 has particulars: diffuseness
    Derived forms: verb spread8, verb spread7, verb spread6, verb spread5, verb spread3, verb spread2, verb spread1
  5. spread, paste - a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers
    --5 is a kind of condiment
    --5 has particulars:
     margarine, margarin, oleo, oleomargarine, marge; nut butter; peanut butter; marshmallow fluff; onion butter; pimento butter; shrimp butter; lobster butter; cheese spread; anchovy butter; fishpaste; garlic butter; hummus, humus, hommos, hoummos, humous; pate; tapenade; tahini
    Derived forms: verb spread10, verb spread9
  6. banquet, feast, spread - a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread"
    --6 is a kind of meal, repast
  7. spread, spread head, spreadhead, facing pages - two facing pages of a book or other publication
    --7 is a kind of page
    --7 is a part of publication
    --7 has particulars: center spread, centre spread; centerfold, centrefold
  8. spread - the expansion of a person's girth (especially at middle age); "she exercised to avoid that middle-aged spread"
    --8 is a kind of
    girth
  9. bedspread, bedcover, bed cover, bed covering, counterpane, spread - decorative cover for a bed
    --9 is a kind of bedclothes, bed clothing, bedding
    --9 has particulars: coverlet; quilted bedspread
  10. spread, spreading - act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time
    --10 is a kind of extension
    --10 has particulars:
     circulation; dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion; scatter, scattering, strewing; decentralization, decentralisation
    Derived forms: verb spread8, verb spread7, verb spread5, verb spread3, verb spread2, verb spread1
Verb spread has 10 senses
  1. spread, distribute - distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country"
    Antonyms: gather, garner, collect, pull together
    Derived forms: noun spread10, noun spread4, noun spread1, noun spreader1, noun spreading3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. spread, propagate - become distributed or widespread; "the infection spread"; "Optimism spread among the population"
    --2 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun spread10, noun spread4, noun spread1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. spread, overspread - spread across or over; "A big oil spot spread across the water"
    --3 is one way to cover, extend
    Derived forms: noun spread10, noun spread4, noun spread1, noun spreading1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. unfold, spread, spread out, open - spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
    --4 is one way to undo
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around - cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
    --5 is one way to publicize, publicise, air, bare
    Derived forms: noun spread10, noun spread4, noun spread1, noun spreading2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. go around, spread, circulate - become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
    --6 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived forms: noun spread4, noun spread1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  7. spread, scatter, spread out - strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
    --7 is one way to circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute
    Derived forms: noun spread10, noun spread4, noun spread1, noun spreader2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  8. diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out - move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
    --8 is one way to spread, distribute
    Derived forms: noun spread10, noun spread4, noun spread1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  9. spread - cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese"
    --9 is one way to
    cover
    Derived forms: noun spread5, noun spreader1
    Sample sentence:
    They spread the bread with melted butter
  10. spread - distribute over a surface in a layer; "spread cheese on a piece of bread"
    Derived forms: noun spread5, noun spreader1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
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