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spread out

 
Adjective spread out has 1 sense
  1. fanned, spread-out - especially spread in a fan shape; "the peacock's fanned tail"; "the spread-out cards"
    Antonym: concentrated (indirect, via distributed)
Verb spread out has 7 senses
  1. diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out - move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
    --1 is one way to spread, distribute
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. string out, spread out - set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; "the houses were strung out in a long row"
    --2 is one way to arrange, set up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. spread, scatter, spread out - strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
    --3 is one way to circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. expand, spread out - extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
    --4 is one way to grow
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  5. turn out, splay, spread out, rotate - turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
    --5 is one way to turn
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out - move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
    --6 is one way to separate, part, split
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  7. unfold, spread, spread out, open - spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
    --7 is one way to undo
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
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