especially spread in a fan shape
"the peacock's fanned tail"; "the spread-out cards"
diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out(verb)
"The soldiers fanned out"
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
string out, spread out(verb)
set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series
"the houses were strung out in a long row"
spread, scatter, spread out(verb)
strew or distribute over an area
"He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
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
expand, spread out(verb)
extend in one or more directions
"The dough expands"
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
turn out, splay, spread out, rotate(verb)
"These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
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
disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out(verb)
move away from each other
"The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
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
unfold, spread, spread out, open(verb)
spread out or open from a closed or folded state
"open the map"; "spread your arms"
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
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How to use spread out in a sentence?
Before working or anything, I want to gather my family, because now we are all spread out and I just want to see us all together again and try to live happily here.
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.
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.
I have the worlds largest seashell collection. You may have seen it, I keep it spread out on beaches all over the world.
We actually create a police compound where we have a command center, a booking area, you know, all the things you would need to run a major operation like Garlic Festival, the officers are deployed throughout the park and they're assigned to different regions of the park so they're spread out, we don't have officers all in one spot.
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