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Synonyms for spread
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Princeton's WordNet

  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, bedcover, public exposure, cattle farm, spreading, dissemination, bedspread, scatter, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, gap, paste, ranch, facing pages, airing

    Antonyms:
    unprepared, unextended, concentrated, pull together, collect, gather, garner

  2. gap, spread(noun)

    a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures

    "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"

    Synonyms:
    bedcover, spreading, spread head, cattle ranch, counterpane, banquet, facing pages, crack, interruption, cattle farm, break, bedspread, scatter, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, disruption, bed cover, opening, gap, paste, ranch, col

    Antonyms:
    unextended, unprepared, concentrated, gather, garner, pull together, collect

  3. ranch, spread, cattle ranch, cattle farm(noun)

    farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)

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

    Antonyms:
    unextended, unprepared, concentrated, collect, pull together, gather, garner

  4. scatter, spread(noun)

    a haphazard distribution in all directions

    Synonyms:
    bed cover, spread head, cattle ranch, counterpane, banquet, bedcover, scattering, cattle farm, spreading, bedspread, scatter, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, gap, paste, ranch, strewing, facing pages

    Antonyms:
    unextended, concentrated, unprepared, collect, pull together, garner, gather

  5. spread, paste(noun)

    a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes

    Synonyms:
    bed cover, spread head, cattle ranch, counterpane, banquet, bedcover, cattle farm, spreading, library paste, bedspread, scatter, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, gap, paste, ranch, facing pages

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, unprepared, unextended, gather, collect, pull together, garner

  6. banquet, feast, spread(noun)

    a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed

    "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread"

    Synonyms:
    bed cover, spread head, cattle ranch, counterpane, banquet, bedcover, fiesta, fete, spreading, bedspread, scatter, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, gap, paste, ranch, cattle farm, facing pages

    Antonyms:
    unprepared, concentrated, unextended, collect, garner, pull together, gather

  7. spread, spread head, spreadhead, facing pages(noun)

    two facing pages of a book or other publication

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

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, unprepared, unextended, pull together, gather, garner, collect

  8. spread(noun)

    the expansion of a person's girth (especially at middle age)

    "she exercised to avoid that middle-aged spread"

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

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, unprepared, unextended, garner, pull together, collect, gather

  9. bedspread, bedcover, bed cover, bed covering, counterpane, spread(noun)

    decorative cover for a bed

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

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, unextended, unprepared, gather, pull together, garner, collect

  10. spread, spreading(adj)

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

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

    Antonyms:
    unextended, concentrated, unprepared, pull together, gather, garner, collect

  11. dispersed, spread(adj)

    distributed or spread over a considerable extent

    "has ties with many widely dispersed friends"; "eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe"

    Synonyms:
    dispersed, outspread

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, unprepared, unextended, garner, collect, pull together, gather

  12. spread(adj)

    prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out

    "a table spread with food"

    Synonyms:
    dispersed, outspread

    Antonyms:
    unextended, unprepared, concentrated, garner, collect, pull together, gather

  13. outspread, spread(verb)

    fully extended in width

    "outspread wings"; "with arms spread wide"

    Synonyms:
    dispersed, outspread

    Antonyms:
    unextended, unprepared, concentrated, pull together, garner, collect, gather

  14. spread, distribute(verb)

    distribute or disperse widely

    "The invaders spread their language all over the country"

    Synonyms:
    circulate, shell out, lot, pass on, dish out, deal out, allot, overspread, dispense, dole out, unfold, spread out, deal, parcel out, disperse, circularize, administer, give out, fan out, open, go around, pass around, hand out, mete out, pass out, diffuse, broadcast, distribute, propagate, scatter, circularise, stagger, disseminate

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, unprepared, unextended, gather, garner, pull together, collect

  15. spread, propagate(verb)

    become distributed or widespread

    "the infection spread"; "Optimism spread among the population"

    Synonyms:
    circularise, unfold, pass around, overspread, disseminate, spread out, broadcast, open, fan out, scatter, circularize, go around, propagate, circulate, disperse, distribute, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    unextended, concentrated, unprepared, garner, pull together, gather, collect

  16. spread, overspread(verb)

    spread across or over

    "A big oil spot spread across the water"

    Synonyms:
    circularise, unfold, pass around, overspread, disseminate, spread out, broadcast, open, fan out, scatter, circularize, go around, propagate, circulate, disperse, distribute, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    unextended, unprepared, concentrated, collect, gather, garner, pull together

  17. unfold, spread, spread out, open(verb)

    spread out or open from a closed or folded state

    "open the map"; "spread your arms"

    Synonyms:
    fan out, blossom out, unfold, circularise, dissipate, open up, overspread, disseminate, pass around, spread out, broadcast, afford, turn out, open, stretch, blossom, give, stretch out, extend, scatter, circularize, expand, splay, go around, propagate, blossom forth, rotate, circulate, disperse, distribute, string out, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    unprepared, concentrated, unextended, garner, collect, pull together, gather

  18. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around(verb)

    cause to become widely known

    "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"

    Synonyms:
    circulate, beam, shell out, fan out, lot, mobilize, pervade, pass on, dish out, dissipate, deal out, allot, dot, overspread, break up, dispense, interpenetrate, dole out, unfold, penetrate, deal, parcel out, disperse, circularize, administer, give out, spread out, open, go around, pass around, sprinkle, hand out, mete out, dispel, mobilise, diffuse, broadcast, distribute, pass out, propagate, scatter, transmit, air, circularise, send, riddle, dust, stagger, imbue, permeate, disseminate, circle

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, unprepared, unextended, garner, collect, gather, pull together

  19. go around, spread, circulate(verb)

    become widely known and passed on

    "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"

    Synonyms:
    fan out, unfold, circularise, outflank, overspread, disseminate, pass around, distribute, spread out, broadcast, mobilize, get around, revolve, circle, mobilise, open, scatter, circularize, pass on, short-circuit, go around, propagate, rotate, circulate, disperse, bypass, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    unprepared, concentrated, unextended, pull together, collect, gather, garner

  20. spread, scatter, spread out(verb)

    strew or distribute over an area

    "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"

    Synonyms:
    circularise, rotate, unfold, pass around, dissipate, overspread, disseminate, sprinkle, dot, spread out, broadcast, open, fan out, string out, scatter, circularize, expand, break up, splay, go around, propagate, dust, dispel, circulate, disperse, distribute, turn out, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, unextended, unprepared, collect, pull together, garner, gather

  21. diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out(verb)

    move outward

    "The soldiers fanned out"

    Synonyms:
    unfold, circularise, dissipate, penetrate, riddle, overspread, disseminate, pass around, spread out, go around, broadcast, turn out, fan out, scatter, distribute, imbue, circularize, expand, permeate, splay, open, propagate, rotate, pervade, disperse, circulate, string out, interpenetrate, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    unextended, concentrated, unprepared, gather, pull together, garner, collect

  22. spread(verb)

    cover by spreading something over

    "spread the bread with cheese"

    Synonyms:
    circularise, unfold, pass around, overspread, disseminate, spread out, broadcast, open, fan out, scatter, circularize, go around, propagate, circulate, disperse, distribute, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    unprepared, concentrated, unextended, garner, collect, pull together, gather

  23. spread(verb)

    distribute over a surface in a layer

    "spread cheese on a piece of bread"

    Synonyms:
    circularise, unfold, pass around, overspread, disseminate, spread out, broadcast, open, fan out, scatter, circularize, go around, propagate, circulate, disperse, distribute, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    unextended, concentrated, unprepared, pull together, gather, collect, garner

Wiktionary

  1. spread(noun)

    The difference between the price of a futures month and the price of another month of the same commodity.

    Synonyms:
    straddle, circulate, put about, propagate, disseminate

  2. spread(noun)

    The purchase of a futures contract of one delivery month against the sale of another futures delivery month of the same commodity.

    Synonyms:
    straddle

  3. spread(noun)

    The purchase of one delivery month of one commodity against the sale of that same delivery month of a different commodity.

    Synonyms:
    straddle

  4. spread(noun)

    An arbitrage transaction of the same commodity in two markets, executed to take advantage of a profit from price discrepancies.

    Synonyms:
    straddle

  5. spread(noun)

    The difference between bidding and asking price.

    Synonyms:
    straddle

  6. spread(noun)

    Synonyms:
    straddle

  7. spread(noun)

    The act of spreading or something that has been spread.

    Synonyms:
    straddle

  8. spread(noun)

    An expanse of land.

    Synonyms:
    straddle, disseminate, circulate, put about, propagate

  9. spread(noun)

    A large tract of land used to raise livestock; a cattle ranch

    Synonyms:
    straddle, disseminate, circulate, propagate, put about

  10. spread(noun)

    A piece of material used as a cover (such as a bedspread).

    Synonyms:
    straddle, disseminate, put about, propagate, circulate

  11. spread(noun)

    A large meal, especially one laid out on a table.

    Synonyms:
    straddle, disseminate, circulate, propagate, put about

  12. spread(noun)

    Any form of food designed to be spread such as butters or jams

    Synonyms:
    straddle, propagate, disseminate, circulate, put about

  13. spread(noun)

    An item in a newspaper or magazine that occupies more than one column or page.

    Synonyms:
    straddle, put about, disseminate, circulate, propagate

  14. spread(noun)

    A numerical difference.

    Synonyms:
    straddle, disseminate, propagate, circulate, put about

  15. spread(noun)

    The difference between the wholesale and retail prices.

    Synonyms:
    straddle, propagate, circulate, put about, disseminate

  16. spread(verb)

    Synonyms:
    straddle, propagate, circulate, put about, disseminate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spread

    Synonyms:
    extend, stretch, expand, open, unfurl, divulge, propagate, publish, disperse, diffuse, overlay, distribute, scatter, circulate, disseminate, ramify

    Antonyms:
    contract, furl, gather, fold, close, shut, secrete, suppress, confine, restrict, repress, hush, conceal, recal, collect, stagnate, concentrate, localize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spread(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    extend, expand, mantle, stretch, dilate

  2. spread(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disperse, scatter, distribute, diffuse

  3. spread(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    publish, divulge, propagate, disseminate, circulate, promulgate, make known, make public, spread abroad

  4. spread(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    unfold, unfurl, open

  5. spread(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cover, overspread

  6. spread(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    extend, be expanded

  7. spread(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be dispersed, be scattered

  8. spread(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    circulate, be circulated, be spread abroad

  9. spread(n.)

    Synonyms:
    extent, reach, compass

  10. spread(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dissemination, circulation, propagation

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Translations for spread

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  • نشرArabic
  • разделямBulgarian
  • šířit, namazatCzech
  • sprede, opdækning, spredning, festmåltid, udbredelse, omfang, smørepålæg, opredning, spændvidde, fordele, udbrede, brede, strø, smøreDanish
  • Aufstrich, beschmieren, verteilen, bestreichen, verbreiten, ausstreuen, ausbreiten, auftragen, spreizenGerman
  • sterniEsperanto
  • esparcir, diseminar, extender, divulgar, dispersar, difundirSpanish
  • افشاندنPersian
  • levittää, hajottaa, levite, hajonta, peite, levitys, levitä, sirottaa, tasoittaaFinnish
  • écarter, étaler, disperser, s'étendre, répandre, diffuser, étendre, éparpillerFrench
  • scaoilIrish
  • ken, terjeszt, terjedHungarian
  • penyebaranIndonesian
  • difuzarIdo
  • imbandigione, sparpagliare, spartire, spalmare, allargare, diffondere, spargereItalian
  • 展開, 拡散, 掛け, 広げる, 塗る, 伸ばす, 開く, 散らす, 裂く, ばら撒く, 広がるJapanese
  • 다리를 벌리다Korean
  • قاچ کردنه‌وه‌‌, بڵاوکردنه‌وه‌Kurdish
  • kokeMāori
  • простирка, ширење, трпеза, прекривка, простирање, намаз, пространство, расфрла, поделува, мачка, се простира, шири, намачкува, распространува, растура, простира, размачкува, се распространува, раширува, премачкуваMacedonian
  • verbreiden, besmeren, spreiden, uitspreiden, uitbreiden, strekken, verbreden, smeren, uitstrekken, stretchen, vergroten, bestrijken, verspreiden, verwijden, uitsmeren, uitstrooienDutch
  • podzielić, rozprzestrzeniać, rozłożyć, rozprzestrzeniać się, smarować, rozsmarować, rozsmarowywaćPolish
  • espalhar, espalhamento, alastrar, difundir, estender, passarPortuguese
  • așterne, întindeRomanian
  • покрывало, пиршество, простирание, разворот, распространение, распространить, раскидать, распространяться, протянуть, намазывать, распространиться, раздвигать, намазать, распространять, раздвинуть, раскидывать, протягиватьRussian
  • spridning, bre, vidgning, bokuppslag, pålägg, tidningsuppslag, uppslag, bredbar, mittuppslag, utsprida, sprida, breda, sträcka, skingra, vidgaSwedish
  • enea, sambaa, enezaSwahili
  • การแพร่กระจายThai
  • yayılmak, yaymak, sürmekTurkish
  • поширюватисяUkrainian
  • پھیلاو, پھیلاؤUrdu

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