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Synonyms for spread out

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  1. fanned, spread-out(a)(verb)

    especially spread in a fan shape

    "the peacock's fanned tail"; "the spread-out cards"

    Antonyms:
    concentrated

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

    move outward

    "The soldiers fanned out"

    Synonyms:
    unfold, circularise, dissipate, penetrate, riddle, overspread, disseminate, pass around, spread, 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:
    concentrated

  3. string out, spread out(verb)

    set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series

    "the houses were strung out in a long row"

    Synonyms:
    splay, unfold, dissipate, turn out, open, diffuse, fan out, disperse, rotate, expand, string out, scatter, spread

    Antonyms:
    concentrated

  4. 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, spread, dot, 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

  5. expand, spread out(verb)

    extend in one or more directions

    "The dough expands"

    Synonyms:
    elaborate, unfold, expound, spread, exposit, flourish, amplify, dissipate, lucubrate, blow up, scatter, thrive, fan out, string out, extend, inflate, expatiate, expand, splay, open, flesh out, dilate, disperse, rotate, boom, enlarge, turn out, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    concentrated

  6. turn out, splay, spread out, rotate(verb)

    turn outward

    "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"

    Synonyms:
    circumvolve, rise, spread, turn off, cut, boot out, uprise, rotate, turf out, luxate, splay, string out, arise, dislocate, disperse, fan out, open, chuck out, exclude, go around, switch off, revolve, get up, prove, diffuse, unfold, turn out, scatter, expand, turn up, eject, come out, slip, dissipate, bear

    Antonyms:
    concentrated

  7. disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out(verb)

    move away from each other

    "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";

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

    Antonyms:
    concentrated

  8. 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, 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:
    concentrated

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#21160scatter
#21259sprinkle
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#26691circulate
#27307eject
#28071propagate
#36077disperse
#36328revolve
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#184109overspread
#196665dislocate
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How to use spread out in a sentence?

  1. Uri Berger:

    The engraved shapes depict a straight line going to the center of an arc, about 15 such engravings were documented on the ceiling of the dolmen, spread out in a kind of arc along the ceiling. SCIENTISTS ISSUE DIRE WARNING ABOUT TOMB OF JESUS.

  2. David Paleologos:

    In the absence of a debate, Trump's lead widens because he swallows up the political oxygen, but when that oxygen is spread out more evenly in a debate, it breathes life into the other candidates, and the race gets closer.

  3. Hedayatullah Stanekzai:

    If the ban is not lifted soon the polio virus will spread out to the areas which were cleaned in past 18 years.

  4. Paulo Storani:

    There is no doubt that if somebody has been plotting against the Olympic Games, they are already in Brazilian territory, soldiers are going to be spread out among the Olympic structures and tourist sites to prevent crimes or attacks.

  5. Peter Salama:

    It is extremely difficult to do that as you can imagine in a country with very poor infrastructures, the other issue is, we are now tracing more than 4,000 contacts of patients and they have spread out all over the region of northwest Congo, so they have to be followed up and the only way to reach them is motorcycles.


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