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Spread (imp. & p. p.) of Spread
Spread (v. t.) To extend in length and breadth, or in breadth only; to stretch or expand to a broad or broader surface or extent; to open; to unfurl; as, to spread a carpet; to spread a tent or a sail.
Spread (v. t.) To extend so as to cover something; to extend to a great or grater extent in every direction; to cause to fill or cover a wide or wider space.
Spread (v. t.) To divulge; to publish, as news or fame; to cause to be more extensively known; to disseminate; to make known fully; as, to spread a report; -- often acompanied by abroad.
Spread (v. t.) To propagate; to cause to affect great numbers; as, to spread a disease.
Spread (v. t.) To diffuse, as emanations or effluvia; to emit; as, odoriferous plants spread their fragrance.
Spread (v. t.) To strew; to scatter over a surface; as, to spread manure; to spread lime on the ground.
Spread (v. t.) To prepare; to set and furnish with provisions; as, to spread a table.
Spread (v. i.) To extend in length and breadth in all directions, or in breadth only; to be extended or stretched; to expand.
Spread (v. i.) To be extended by drawing or beating; as, some metals spread with difficulty.
Spread (v. i.) To be made known more extensively, as news.
Spread (v. i.) To be propagated from one to another; as, the disease spread into all parts of the city.
Spread (n.) Extent; compass.
Spread (n.) Expansion of parts.
Spread (n.) A cloth used as a cover for a table or a bed.
Spread (n.) A table, as spread or furnished with a meal; hence, an entertainment of food; a feast.
Spread (n.) A privilege which one person buys of another, of demanding certain shares of stock at a certain price, or of delivering the same shares of stock at another price, within a time agreed upon.
Spread (n.) An unlimited expanse of discontinuous points.
Spread () imp. & p. p. of Spread, v.