HyperDic: spread-eagle

English > 6 senses of the word spread-eagle:
VERBbodyspread-eaglestretch out completely
stativespread-eaglestretch over
motionspread-eagleexecute a spread eagle on skates, with arms and legs stretched out
contactspread-eaglestand with arms and legs spread out
competitionspread-eagle, spreadeagle, routdefeat disastrously
ADJECTIVEallspread-eaglewith arms and legs stretched out and apart
English > spread-eagle: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWith arms and legs stretched out and apart.
Example"lay spread-eagle on the floor"
Broaderextendedfully extended or stretched forth
English > spread-eagle: 6 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningstretch out completely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"They spread-eagled him across the floor"
Broaderstretch, extendExtend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
Spanishdespatarrarse, despatarrar
Catalaneixarrancar-se, eixarrancar
English > spread-eagle: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningstretch over.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"His residences spread-eagle the entire county"
Broaderrange, straddleRange or extend over
English > spread-eagle: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningexecute a spread eagle on skates, with arms and legs stretched out.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderfigure skatedance on skates
English > spread-eagle: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningStand with arms and legs spread out.
PatternSomebody ----s
BroadersprawlSit or lie with one's limbs spread out
Spanishdespatarrarse
English > spread-eagle: 6 senses > verb 5, competition
Meaningdefeat disastrously.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to spread-eagle his opponent
Synonymsspreadeagle, rout
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishacabar con, demoler, derrotar, desbaratar

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