spread

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  • A small part of this period is spread over western and central India.
  • However, the war quickly spread and eventually involved every level of society.
  • Religion played a very strong role in the spread of the Spanish empire.
  • Use of the title later spread from the United States to other nations.
  • The custom did not at first spread much beyond the royal family.
  • Influence indeed spread out from Paris, but few new ideas came in.
  • BC proved more popular there and also spread to other English-speaking countries.
  • Despite the spread of built areas, much of the county is given over to agriculture.
  • A country's government can impact its ability to prevent disease and control its spread.
  • Instead, the sleep stations are now spread throughout the station.
  • Because their group members were spread out, this was done in order to continue traveling together.
  • It is easy to spread but hard to control.
  • As it spread to western Europe, the disease entered the region from southern Russia also.
  • The art has since spread to the rest of the Portuguese Speaking world.
  • Commercial secondary schools spread, and some Italian towns had more than one such enterprise.
  • Sometimes these follow-up surgeries are spread out over weeks or months.
  • It saw her fame spread to countries outside of Germany.
  • It spreads rapidly, and they will cover a wide area after a few years.
  • As the faith spread around the world, many of its more distinctive practices followed.
  • It soon spread to other universities and found a strong audience within the applied mathematics community.
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Meaning of spread

  • noun Process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
  • noun A tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes
  • noun Two facing pages of a book or other publication
  • noun The expansion of a person's girth (especially at middle age)
    she exercised to avoid that middle-aged spread
  • noun Act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time
  • verb Distribute or disperse widely
    The invaders spread their language all over the country
  • verb Become distributed or widespread
    the infection spread, Optimism spread among the population
  • verb Spread across or over
    A big oil spot spread across the water
  • verb Strew or distribute over an area
    He spread fertilizer over the lawn, scatter cards across the table
  • verb Cover by spreading something over
    spread the bread with cheese
  • verb Distribute over a surface in a layer
    spread cheese on a piece of bread