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Synonyms for span
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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)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. span(n)

    Synonyms:
    nine inches, team, yoke, pair

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    calibration, cover, duration, period, interval, expectancy

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How to use span in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Alexander Stubb:

    I do not see Finnish NATO membership happening in the near future, it is very important that in the span of the next government we don't exclude the possibility of seeking NATO membership... Second, it would be useful to have a report on pros and cons on possible NATO membership.

  2. James Pooley:

    Over the entire 33 year span of its membership in World Intellectual Property Organization, North Korea submitted a grand total of 25 international patent applications, and I knew that the computers were ‘ dual-use ’ technology that could easily have been applied to telemetry calculations or other military use.

  3. Ramesh Raskar:

    These span all over the country, and include some of the largest U.S. cities to more remote vacation communities looking to protect themselves.

  4. Richard Sherman:

    Adams, who caught two touchdowns and had a franchise playoff-record 160 yards in a win over the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday in the NFC divisional round, now must face one of the top defenses in the NFL and one of the leagues best cornerbacks. Well, I mean, it doesnt change, really, Adams said on facing Richard Sherman. Hes definitely a great player, and people have said a lot about whether hes fell off or what not and I dont see that. I see that hes still the same guy, still making plays. Shermans 35 interceptions since entering the league in 2011 are the most among active players during that span. The 31-year-old is looking to make his third Super Bowl appearance after being one of the key parts to the Seahawks back-to-back Super Bowl appearances in the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Though Shermans resume is longer than Adams, the respect between the two is mutual. Hes very good at beating man coverage.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    Our attention span in this country on virtually every issue is 7 to 10 days, and then we pivot. We're one tweet or one story away from focusing on something else.


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