spread out


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Verb1.spread out - move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
spread, distribute - distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country"
percolate - spread gradually; "Light percolated into our house in the morning"
creep - grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface); "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"
bleed, run - be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
mantle - spread over a surface, like a mantle
2.spread out - set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; "the houses were strung out in a long row"
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
3.spread out - strew or distribute over an areaspread out - strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
pass around, circulate, distribute, pass on - cause be distributed; "This letter is being circulated among the faculty"
manure, muck - spread manure, as for fertilization
birdlime, lime - spread birdlime on branches to catch birds
circumfuse - spread something around something
distribute - spread throughout a given area; "the function distributes the values evenly"
4.spread out - extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
grow - become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
dispread - spread abroad or out; "The sun dispread its beams"
bush out - grow outward; "the plant quickly bushed out"
5.spread out - turn outwardspread out - turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
6.spread out - move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
aerosolise, aerosolize - become dispersed as an aerosol; "the bacteria quickly aerosolised"
break - scatter or part; "The clouds broke after the heavy downpour"
volley - be dispersed in a volley; "gun shots volleyed at the attackers"
part, split, separate - go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"
7.spread out - spread out or open from a closed or folded statespread out - spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
undo - cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
divaricate - spread apart; "divaricate one's fingers"
exfoliate - spread by opening the leaves of
grass - spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
butterfly - cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking; "butterflied shrimp"
uncross - change from a crossed to an uncrossed position; "She uncrossed her legs"
splay - spread open or apart; "He splayed his huge hands over the table"
Translations
يَمْتَديَنْتَشِريَنْتَشِرُيُوَزِّع، يَفْرِد، يَبْسُط
rozptýlit seprostírat serozložit
brede sigsprede (sig)
levittäytyälevitälevittää
proširiti
szétszéled
dreifateygja/breiîatvístra , dreifa
広げる
떨어져 나가다
sprida ut
กระจาย
tản ra

w>spread out

vt sep = spread VT a, c
vi
(countryside etc)sich ausdehnen
(troops, runners)sich verteilen

spread

(spred) past tense, past participle spread verb
1. to (cause to) go (often more widely or more thinly) over a surface. She spread honey thickly on her toast.
2. to cover (a surface with something). She spread the bread with jam.
3. to (cause to) reach a wider area, affect a larger number of people etc. The news spread through the village very quickly.
4. to distribute over a wide area, period of time etc. The exams were spread over a period of ten days.
5. to open out. He spread the map on the table.
noun
1. the process of reaching a wider area, affecting more people etc. the spread of information/television; the spread of crime among schoolchildren.
2. something to be spread on bread etc. Have some chicken spread.
3. the space or time covered (by something) or the extent of spreading. a spread of several miles.
spread out
1. to extend or stretch out. The fields spread out in front of him.
2. to distribute over a wide area or period of time. She spread the leaflets out on the table.
3. to scatter and go in different directions, in order to cover a wider area. They spread out and began to search the entire area.

spread out

يَنْتَشِرُ rozptýlit se sprede (sig) ausdehnen εξαπλώνομαι dispersarse levittäytyä s’étaler proširiti separarsi 広げる 떨어져 나가다 zich uitspreiden spre utover rozciągnąć dispersar-se рассредоточивать(ся) sprida ut กระจาย yayılmak tản ra 分散
References in classic literature ?
We hauled the noses of the boats up on the shore side of a big shoal, and all hands, with sacks, spread out and began picking.
Behind the hotel there was an old store building, where the salesmen opened their big trunks and spread out their samples on the counters.
So imagine me seated in a grassy corner, with my knapsack open on the ground and my petticoat and silk stockings spread out in front of me,--an odd picture, to be sure, for any passer by to come upon.