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Antonyms for spreading

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  1. spread, spreading(noun)

    process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space

    Synonyms:
    bed cover, spread head, cattle ranch, counterpane, banquet, spread, bedcover, public exposure, cattle farm, dissemination, bedspread, scatter, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, gap, paste, ranch, facing pages, airing

  2. dissemination, airing, public exposure, spreading(noun)

    the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate

    Synonyms:
    ventilation, diffusion, dispersion, dissemination, spread, public exposure, airing, dispersal

  3. spread, spreading(noun)

    act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time

    Synonyms:
    bed cover, spread head, cattle ranch, counterpane, banquet, spread, bedcover, public exposure, cattle farm, dissemination, bedspread, scatter, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, gap, paste, ranch, facing pages, airing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spreading(n)

    Synonyms:
    extension, expansion, dilation, dissemination, propagation, promulgation, diffusion, circulation, suffusion, circumfusion, radiation

How to use spreading in a sentence?

  1. Jared Allgood:

    What Utah wanted to understand is not just who is spreading [the virus] to whom but also location zones.

  2. Kristian Andersen:

    We know from the SARS-CoV-2 genetic data that the pandemic started in late November / early December in China so there's absolutely no way the virus could have been spreading widely in December 2019. From the same genetic data we know that widespread transmission didn't start in the United States until( around) February 2020, the paper is picking up spurious signals and the hospitalizations are more likely from flu or other respiratory diseases.

  3. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    Bootlicking mainstream media is spreading wrong picture of the farmers protest and the foolish viewers are accepting it.

  4. Carlos Lima:

    This inquiry is spreading and will spread throughout Brazil, there will be an untold number of operations that derive from this work, that will follow this new model of investigation. It won't stop.

  5. Read MoreThe ransomware:

    The software has actually stopped spreading across the world, he actually probably saved lives by accident.

How to pronounce spreading?

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