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Princeton's WordNet

  1. span(noun)

    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. span(noun)

    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, duad(noun)

    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. span(noun)

    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, span(noun)

    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, span(verb)

    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, sweep(verb)

    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. span(n.)

    Synonyms:
    nine inches

  2. span(n.)

    Synonyms:
    brief period

  3. span(n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    calibration, cover, duration, period, interval, expectancy

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