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  • open out (something) so as to extend its surface area, width, or length.
    E.g. I spread a towel on the sand and sat down
  • extend over a large or increasing area.
    E.g. rain over north-west Scotland will spread south-east during the day
  • apply (a substance) to an object or surface in an even layer.
    E.g. he sighed, spreading jam on a croissant
  • lay (a table) for a meal.
  • the fact or process of spreading over an area.
    E.g. warmer temperatures could help reduce the spread of the disease
  • the extent, width, or area covered by something.
    E.g. the male's antlers can attain a spread of six feet
  • the range or variety of something.
    E.g. a wide spread of ages
  • a soft paste that can be applied in a layer to bread or other food.
    E.g. low-fat spreads
  • an article or advertisement covering several columns or pages of a newspaper or magazine, especially one on two facing pages.
    E.g. a double-page spread
  • a large and impressively elaborate meal.
    E.g. his mother laid on a huge spread
  • a bedspread.
    E.g. a patchwork spread

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