HyperDic: spread_out

English > 7 senses of the expression spread out:
VERBmotionspread out, diffuse, spread, fan outmove outward
contactspread out, string outset out or stretch in a line, succession, or series
motionspread out, spread, scatterstrew or distribute over an area
motionspread out, expandextend in one or more directions
motionspread out, turn out, splay, rotateturn outward
motionspread out, disperse, dissipate, scattermove away from each other
contactspread out, unfold, spread, openspread out or open from a closed or folded state
English > spread out: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove outward.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdiffuse, spread, fan out
NarrowercreepGrow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)
mantlespread over a surface, like a mantle
percolateSpread gradually
run, bleedBe diffused
Broaderspread, distributeDistribute or disperse widely
See alsospreaddistribute or disperse widely
Spanishdesplegarse, difundir, diseminar, esparcirse, esparcir, propagarse, propagar, prppagar
Catalanestendre's, propagar-se
English > spread out: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSet out or stretch in a line, succession, or series.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymstring out
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
See alsospreaddistribute or disperse widely
English > spread out: 7 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningstrew or distribute over an area.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsspread, scatter
Narrowerbirdlime, limeSpread birdlime on branches to catch birds
circumfuseSpread something around something
distributeSpread throughout a given area
manure, muckSpread manure, as for fertilization
Broadercirculate, pass around, pass on, distributeCause be distributed
Spanishdifundir, dispersar, esparcir, extender, propagar, tender
Catalandispersar, escampar-se, escampar, espargir-se, espargir, estendre, estirar-se, propagar
English > spread out: 7 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningExtend in one or more directions.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymexpand
Narrowerbush outGrow outward
dispreadspread abroad or out
BroadergrowBecome larger / larger, greater, or bigger
See alsospreaddistribute or disperse widely
Oppositeshrink, contractBecome smaller or draw together
Spanishampliar, expandir, extenderse
Catalanallargar, ampliar, desplegar, dilatar, eixamplar-se, escampar-se, estendre, estirar, expandir-se, expandir, perllongar, prolongar-se
English > spread out: 7 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningTurn outward.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsturn out, splay, rotate
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanishachaflanarse
Catalanaixamfranar-se, aixamfranar
English > spread out: 7 senses > verb 6, motion
MeaningMove away from each other.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsdisperse, dissipate, scatter
Narroweraerosolize, aerosoliseBecome dispersed as an aerosol
breakscatter or part
volleyBe dispersed in a volley
Broaderseparate, part, splitGo one's own way / way
See alsospreaddistribute or disperse widely
Spanishdiseminarse, disipar, esparcirse
Catalandissipar-se, dissipar, escampar-se, escampar, espargir-se, espargir
English > spread out: 7 senses > verb 7, contact
Meaningspread out or open from a closed or folded state.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsunfold, spread, open
Narrowerbutterflycut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking
divaricateSpread apart
exfoliateSpread by opening the leaves of
grassspread ... / spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
splaySpread open or apart
uncrosschange from a crossed to an uncrossed position
Broaderundocancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
Oppositefold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Spanishabrir, desdoblar, desplegar, difundir, estrenar, extender, propagar
Catalandesdoblar, desplegar, estendre, estrenar, obrir, propagar

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