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KK Pronunciation

〔 sprєd 〕


〔 spred 〕

Overview of noun spread

The noun spread has 10 senses

  • spread, spreading -- (process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space)

  • gap, spread -- (a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs")

  • ranch, spread, cattle ranch, cattle farm -- (farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle))

  • scatter, spread -- (a haphazard distribution in all directions)

  • spread, paste -- (a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes)

  • banquet, feast, spread -- (a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread")

  • spread, spread head, spreadhead, facing pages -- (two facing pages of a book or other publication)

  • spread -- (the expansion of a person's girth (especially at middle age); "she exercised to avoid that middle-aged spread")

  • bedspread, bedcover, bed cover, bed covering, counterpane, spread -- (decorative cover for a bed)

  • spread, spreading -- (act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time)

Overview of verb spread

The verb spread has 10 senses

  • spread, distribute -- (distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country")

  • spread, propagate -- (become distributed or widespread; "the infection spread"; "Optimism spread among the population")

  • spread, overspread -- (spread across or over; "A big oil spot spread across the water")

  • unfold, spread, spread out, open -- (spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms")

  • circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around -- (cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news")

  • go around, spread, circulate -- (become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office")

  • spread, scatter, spread out -- (strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table")

  • diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out -- (move outward; "The soldiers fanned out")

  • spread -- (cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese")

  • spread -- (distribute over a surface in a layer; "spread cheese on a piece of bread")

Overview of adj spread

The adj spread has 3 senses

  • dispersed, spread -- (distributed or spread over a considerable extent; "has ties with many widely dispersed friends"; "eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe")

  • spread -- (prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out; "a table spread with food")

  • outspread, spread -- (fully extended in width; "outspread wings"; "with arms spread wide")