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Synonyms for span
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spannoun

    the complete duration of something

    "the job was finished in the span of an hour"

    Synonyms:
    brace, twosome, pair, straddle, couplet, distich, duad, duet, couple, dyad, bridge, yoke, duo, twain

  2. spannoun

    the distance or interval between two points

    Synonyms:
    brace, twosome, pair, straddle, couplet, distich, duad, duet, couple, dyad, bridge, yoke, duo, twain

  3. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duadnoun

    two items of the same kind

    Synonyms:
    pas de deux, duad, bitstock, bracing, orthodontic braces, coupling, bridge, yoke, pair, gallus, duet, dyad, twosome, couplet, match, mates, suspender, braces, straddle, brace, twain, duette, couple, duo, distich

  4. spannoun

    a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)

    Synonyms:
    brace, twosome, pair, straddle, couplet, distich, duad, duet, couple, dyad, bridge, yoke, duo, twain

  5. bridge, spannoun

    a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.

    Synonyms:
    duad, pair, bridgework, yoke, nosepiece, duet, dyad, twosome, couplet, bridge, straddle, brace, twain, couple, bridge circuit, duo, distich, bridge deck

  6. straddle, spanverb

    the act of sitting or standing astride

    Synonyms:
    brace, twosome, pair, straddle, couplet, distich, duad, duet, couple, dyad, bridge, yoke, duo, twain

  7. cross, traverse, span, sweepverb

    to cover or extend over an area or time period

    "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"

    Synonyms:
    sail, cut through, get over, scotch, swing out, frustrate, spoil, cut across, foil, drag, sweep up, hybridize, brush, thwart, tangle, crossbreed, baffle, sweep, intersect, traverse, broom, pass over, swing, drag in, cover, cross, hybridise, get across, deny, embroil, bilk, track, interbreed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spannoun

    Synonyms:
    nine inches

  2. spannoun

    Synonyms:
    brief period

  3. spannoun

    Synonyms:
    [U. S.] pair (of horses)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spannoun

    Synonyms:
    nine inches, team, yoke, pair

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "span":

    calibration, cover, duration, period, interval, expectancy

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How to use span in a sentence?

  1. Dimitri Christakis:

    Even without a clinical diagnosis of ADHD, diminished attentional capacity is associated with poorer function both in childhood and in subsequent adulthood, we know that having a shorter attention span, regardless of whether or not you have a diagnosis of ADHD, is bad.

  2. Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr:

    Being a polymath makes me a better investor and a better CEO. Because I have multiple interests and multiple skill sets that span across various industries and topic areas, I’m often able to approach investments from a place knowing, from a place of experience and with a sense of authority. Whether it’s IP, Patents, Transportation, Music, Education or Wellness…. I’ve got some background in it so I’m able lead Mayflower-Plymouth with investing in any or all of these effectively.

  3. Danny Shapiro:

    We have a single architecture that will enable the automaker to span every potential level of automation they want to deliver and put that software-updatable system in every single vehicle.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Your lifetime or life span is limited. Yes! you can't and won't live forever. I mean, you're here (on earth) just for a while. Thus, endeavour to live the life you are meant to live i.e. your predestined life. -Emeasoba George

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Everyday that passes by shortens your lifetime or life span. Yes! you heard me right. So, you've got to make everyday count. -Emeasoba George


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