Definitions and translations for "spread"

Definition of spread

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To stretch out, open out (a material etc.) so that it more fully covers a given area of space.
He spread his newspaper on the table.
2. To extend (individual rays, limbs etc.); to stretch out in varying or opposing directions.
I spread my arms wide and welcomed him home.
3. To disperse, to scatter or distribute over a given area.
I spread the rice grains evenly over the floor.
4. To proliferate; to become more widely present, to be disseminated.
5. To disseminate; to cause to proliferate, to make (something) widely known or present.
The missionaries quickly spread their new message across the country.
6. To take up a larger area or space; to expand, be extended.
I dropped my glass; the water spread quickly over the tiled floor.
7. To smear, to distribute in a thin layer.
She liked to spread butter on her toast while it was still hot.
8. To cover (something) with a thin layer of some substance, as of butter.
He always spreads his toast with peanut butter and strawberry jam.
9. To prepare; to set and furnish with provisions.
To spread a table
10. To open one’s legs.
Noun
11. The act of spreading.
12. Something that has been spread.
13. An expanse of land.
14. A large tract of land used to raise livestock; a cattle ranch.
15. A piece of material used as a cover (such as a bedspread).
16. A large meal, especially one laid out on a table.
17. Any form of food designed to be spread such as butters or jams
18. An item in a newspaper or magazine that occupies more than one column or page.
19. Two facing pages in a book, newspaper etc.
20. A numerical difference.
21. The difference between the wholesale and retail prices.
22. The difference between the price of a futures month and the price of another month of the same commodity.
23. The purchase of a futures contract of one delivery month against the sale of another futures delivery month of the same commodity.
24. The purchase of one delivery month of one commodity against the sale of that same delivery month of a different commodity.
25. An arbitrage transaction of the same commodity in two markets, executed to take advantage of a profit from price discrepancies.
26. The difference between bidding and asking price.
27. The difference between the prices of two similar items.
28. An unlimited expanse of discontinuous points.
29. The surface in proportion to the depth of a cut gemstone.
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English - English - spread

Pronunciation
n. food that can be spread (onto bread, etc.); cloth cover for a bed or table; expansion, growth; large area of land; range; large meal; story or advertisement that covers two pages
v. open, extend; apply a layer on; scatter; distribute; stretch out; set a table, arrange dishes and utensils on a table; flatten
n. spread, output, yield; product, productivity, fruitfulness, prolificness

English - Spanish - spread

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s. comida para untar; colcha; rumor, propagación; extensión; artículo a dos columnas
v. esparcir, desparramar, diseminar, dispersar, extender; untar; difundirse, hacerse público; propagar, comunicar, pasar de un lado para otro, popularizar, propalar; dispersarse, esparcirse

English - French - spread

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n. confiture à tartiner; couvercle; diffusion, croissance; dispersion, circulation; déploiement; circonférence; envergure, largeur; repas
v. étendre, s'étendre; répandre; se répandre; étaler; dérouler; aplanir; mettre le couvert

English - German - spread

Pronunciation
n. Aus-, Verbreitung; Spannweite, Bandbreite; Fest (-schmaus); Brotaufstrich; (Bett-) Decke; (Gewinn-) Spanne
v. ausbreiten; auslegen; verbreitern; spreizen; streichen; schmieren; (Tisch) decken

English - Indonesian - spread

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n. penyebaran, tersebarnya, penjalaran, lebarnya, lebar, makan besar, olesan, lumuran, pulasan, perbedaan
v. menghamparkan, membentangkan, membabarkan, mengembangkan, memperkembangkan, mengirapkan, membeber, memekarkan, mengoleskan, membaluri, mengolesi, terbentang, merentangkan, menyiarkan, menyebarkan, menyebar, melansir, menabur, menaburkan, menanam, menanamkan, menebarkan, mempertebarkan
v. tersiar, tersebar, meluas, menyeluruh, menular, berjangkit, menjangkit, menjalar, berjalaran, berpindah-pindah, memindah, bercabul, merembet, merambat

English - Italian - spread

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s. espansione, estensione; diffusione, propagazione; ampiezza, larghezza; (Aer, Ornit) apertura; distesa; distanza, intervallo; copriletto; (fam) banchetto, lauto pasto; (Alim) pasta
v. stendere, distendere, spiegare; spandere, spargere, sparpagliare, disseminare; spalmare; coprire, ricoprire; diffondere, divulgare, propagare; (rifl) stare comodo, distendersi essere prodigo

English - Polish - spread

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n. rozrastanie się, rozkładanie się, rozpowszechnienie, rozłożystość, rozpiętość, szerokość, rozsiew, wyżerka, rozwój
v. rozciągać się, rozciągać, rozkładać, rozpostrzeć się, rozprzestrzeniać się, nakładać, kłaść się, rozkrzaczyć się, rozrastać się, rozlec się, rozpływać się, powszechnieć, rozpowszechniać, szerzyć się, rozbiec się, rozpraszać, rozprowadzać, rozpuszczać, rozpostrzeć, rozrzucać, siać, rozsiewać, rozsmarować, rozsunąć, smarować, rozsypać, rozcierać
v. rozwijać, rozwlec, powlec, roztaczać, ogarnąć, udzielać się, rozwieszać, roztrząsać, trząść, słać, sięgać, zasłać, podesłać, rozesłać, nieść się, zastawiać, pokryć, pokładać, przerzucać, pomazać, rozciągnąć, rozłożyć, nałożyć, rozproszyć, rozpościerać, rozsuwać, rozwinąć, rozwlekać, powlekać, ogarniać, sięgnąć
a. Rozpostarty

English - Portuguese - spread

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s. pasta; cobertura; desenvolvimento, crescimento; dispersão, difusão; afastamento; volume; largura; refeição
v. dilatar-se, estender-se; espalhar, esparramar; disseminar, difundir, propagar; arrumar (mesa); achatar

English - Romanian - spread

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n. întindere, desfăşurare, difuzare, răspândire, deschidere, anvergură, extensiune, extindere, spaţiu, lărgime, amploare, zaiafet, chef {fam.}, banchet {fam.}, cuvertură de pat
v. desface, întinde, desfăşura, aşterne, împrăştia, presăra, distribui, răspândi, semăna, difuza, dispersa, propaga, răsfira, exala, expune, etala, extinde, prelungi, ventila, acoperi cu, deschide: se deschide, întinde: se întinde, propaga: se propaga, răspândi: se răspândi

English - Russian - spread

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с. распространение, рост, увеличение, протяженность, пространство; размах, угощение; пастообразные продукты, джем; покрывало, скатерть, разворот газеты
г. усеивать, распространять; расстилать, стелить; разложить, разостлать, разостлаться; растечься; развертывать, раскидывать, раскидываться; расправить, расправлять; намазывать (на хлеб), размазывать

English - Turkish - spread

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f. yaymak, sürmek, sermek, açmak, uzatmak, döşemek, iki yana açmak, ayırmak, bulaştırmak, yayılmak, uzanmak, göz alabildiğine uzanmak, açılmak, sürülmek, dağılmak
i. yayılma, genişleme, dağılma, bulaşma, yayılım, genişlik, açıklık, ara, uzatma, şişmanlık, örtü, ekmeğe sürülen şey, ziyafet, şölen, kâr oranı, aynı konuyu yazan karşılıklı iki sayfa (gazete), sapma (balistik)
s. yayılmış, dağılmış, genişlemiş, açık, iyice açılmış, sürülen, gergin

English - Ukrainian - spread

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n. поширення, розмах, накритий стіл, паста
v. розстилати, розкладати, простягати, поширюватися, поширювати, застелити, мазатися, настелати, розмазувати, розносити, розноситися, розростатися, сервирувати, слати, стелити, ширитися
a. намащений

French - English - spread

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(m) n. spread, output, yield; product, productivity, fruitfulness, prolificness

English - Dutch - spread

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zn. wijdte; verbreiding, verspreiding; stuk land, landbezit v. een boer; smeersel; feestmaal, onthaal
ww. spreiden, zich uitspreiden; zich spreiden; zich verspreiden; verspreiden; smeren; besmeren

English - Greek - spread

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ουσ. διάδοση, έκταση, σκέπασμα, τραπέζι
ρήμ. εξαπλώ, εξαπλούμαι, απλώνω, διαδίδω, διαδίδομαι

English - Arabic - spread

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‏غطاء السرير، مأدبة، نشر، إنتشار، إمتداد، صفحتين، فوطة، تعاقب اوراق اللعب، غطاء المائدة، مزرعة المواشي‏
‏أشاع، بسط، دهن الخبز بالغماس، مد، تفشى، نشر، باعد بين، إمتد، إنفرج، كسا، أذاع خبرا، تمدد، ألقى به أرضا، سطح‏
‏منشور، غماس، مفروش، منتشر‏

English - Chinese - spread

Pronunciation
(名) 传播, 伸展, 散布
(动) 使伸展, 使延伸; 展开; 张开; 摊开; 伸展, 延伸; 传开; 延长; 蔓延

English - Chinese - spread

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(名) 傳播, 伸展, 散佈
(動) 使伸展, 使延伸; 展開; 張開; 攤開; 伸展, 延伸; 傳開; 延長; 蔓延

English - Hindi - spread

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n. फैलाव, चौड़ाई, विस्तार, वृद्धि, पलंगपोश, मेज़पोश
v. फैलना, प्रचारित होना, लगाना, बिछाना, बिखेरना, रोग फैलना
a. छाना हुआ

English - Japanese - spread

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(名) スプレッド; 広がり; 幅; ベッドカバー; 普及
(動) 広げる; 張る; 伸ばす; 薄く塗る; 広める; 広まる; 用意する; 料理を並べる

English - Korean - spread

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명. 바르는 음식( 빵위에 등); 침대나 책상을 덮는 천; 확장; 광활한 지역; 광범위한 범위; 연회, 향응; 두 페이지를 차지하는 기사 또는 광고
동. 펴다, 늘이다; 펼쳐보이다; 흩뿌리다; 배포하다; 펼치다; 식사준비를 하다; 두들겨 평평하게 하다

English - Vietnamese - spread

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n. diện tích, sự phân cách, sự truyền bá, sự lan rộng, bữa ăn tiệc
v. trải ra, trương ra, căng ra, truyền bịnh, đồn tin, chạy dài ra, lan tràn
a. cánh xoè ra, trải ra, lan rộng ra
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Synonyms for spread
1. expanse: stretch, scope, reach, extent, range, measure, compass
2. diffusion: expansion, extension, radiation
3. cover: bedspread, cloth
4. preserve: jam, jelly, conserve
5. extend: expand, widen, enlarge, stretch out, lengthen, draw out, stretch
6. distribute: disperse, disseminate, scatter, cast, dispose
7. cover: coat, smear, overlay, varnish, veneer, gild, pave
8. diffuse: emit, scatter, radiate, strew
Verb forms for spread
Present participle: spreading
Present: spread (3.person: spreads)
Past: spread
Future: will spread
Present conditional: would spread
Present Perfect: have spread (3.person: has spread)
Past Perfect: had spread
Future Perfect: will have spread
Past conditional: would have spread