English dictionary definition of:

spread


Noun

  • process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
  • a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
  • farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
  • a haphazard distribution in all directions
  • a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes
  • a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
  • two facing pages of a book or other publication
  • the expansion of a person's girth (especially at middle age)
  • decorative cover for a bed
  • act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time

Verb

  • distribute or disperse widely
  • become distributed or widespread
  • spread across or over
  • spread out or open from a closed or folded state
  • cause to become widely known
  • become widely known and passed on
  • strew or distribute over an area
  • move outward
  • cover by spreading something over
  • distribute over a surface in a layer

Adjective

  • distributed or spread over a considerable extent
  • prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out
  • fully extended in width

Thesaurus

banquet   bedcover   bedspread   broadcast   circularise British English spelling   circularize American English spelling   circulate   counterpane   diffuse   disperse   dispersed   disseminate   distribute   feast   gap   open   outspread   overspread   paste   propagate   ranch   scatter   spreadhead   spreading   unfold  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Short /e/ spelled ea: Set 1 and learn about the word spread in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

Scrabble score for spread


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 22:50:39 on 12-03-20

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