Synonyms for spread

Synonyms for (noun) spread

Synonyms: spread, spreading

Definition: act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time

Similar words: extension

Definition: act of expanding in scope; making more widely available

Usage: extension of the program to all in need

Synonyms: bedcover, bedspread, bed cover, bed covering, spread, counterpane

Definition: decorative cover for a bed

Similar words: bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding

Definition: coverings that are used on a bed

Synonyms: ranch, cattle farm, cattle ranch, spread

Definition: farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)

Similar words: farm

Definition: workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit

Usage: it takes several people to work the farm

Synonyms: gap, spread

Definition: a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures

Usage: gap between income and outgo; the spread between lending and borrowing costs

Similar words: disparity

Definition: inequality or difference in some respect

Synonyms: spread, scatter

Definition: a haphazard distribution in all directions

Similar words: dispersion, distribution

Definition: the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume

Usage: worldwide in distribution; the distribution of nerve fibers; in complementary distribution

Synonyms: spread

Definition: the expansion of a person's girth (especially at middle age)

Usage: she exercised to avoid that middle-aged spread

Similar words: girth

Definition: the distance around a person's body

Synonyms: spread, spread head, spreadhead, facing pages

Definition: two facing pages of a book or other publication

Similar words: page

Definition: one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains

Synonyms: spread, spreading

Definition: process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space

Similar words: change of location, travel

Definition: a movement through space that changes the location of something

Synonyms: banquet, feast, spread

Definition: a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed

Usage: a banquet for the graduating seniors; the Thanksgiving feast; they put out quite a spread

Similar words: repast, meal

Definition: the food served and eaten at one time

Synonyms: paste, spread

Definition: a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes

Similar words: condiment

Definition: a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment

Usage: mustard and ketchup are condiments

Synonyms for (verb) spread

Synonyms: diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, spread, pass around, broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, propagate

Definition: cause to become widely known

Usage: spread information; circulate a rumor; broadcast the news

Similar words: publicise, publicize, air, bare

Definition: make public

Usage: She aired her opinions on welfare

Synonyms: circulate, spread, go around

Definition: become widely known and passed on

Usage: the rumor spread; the story went around in the office

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: propagate, spread

Definition: become distributed or widespread

Usage: the infection spread; Optimism spread among the population

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: spread, spread out, unfold, open

Definition: spread out or open from a closed or folded state

Usage: open the map; spread your arms

Similar words: undo

Definition: cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect

Usage: I wish I could undo my actions

Synonyms: spread

Definition: cover by spreading something over

Usage: spread the bread with cheese

Similar words: cover

Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: diffuse, fan out, spread, spread out

Definition: move outward

Usage: The soldiers fanned out

Similar words: spread, distribute

Definition: distribute or disperse widely

Usage: The invaders spread their language all over the country

Synonyms: spread, spread out, scatter

Definition: strew or distribute over an area

Usage: He spread fertilizer over the lawn; scatter cards across the table

Similar words: distribute, circulate, pass around, pass on

Definition: cause be distributed

Usage: This letter is being circulated among the faculty

Synonyms: overspread, spread

Definition: spread across or over

Usage: A big oil spot spread across the water

Similar words: extend, cover, continue

Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time

Usage: The war extended over five years; The period covered the turn of the century; My land extends over the hills on the horizon; This farm covers some 200 acres; The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles

Synonyms for (adj) spread

Synonyms: dispersed, spread

Definition: distributed or spread over a considerable extent

Usage: has ties with many widely dispersed friends; eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe

Similar words: distributed

Definition: spread out or scattered about or divided up

Synonyms: spread, outspread

Definition: fully extended in width

Usage: outspread wings; with arms spread wide

Similar words: extended

Definition: fully extended or stretched forth

Usage: an extended telescope; his extended legs reached almost across the small room; refused to accept the extended hand

Synonyms: spread

Definition: prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out

Usage: a table spread with food

Similar words: prepared

Definition: made ready or fit or suitable beforehand

Usage: a prepared statement; be prepared for emergencies

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