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1. span

verb. ['ˈspæn'] to cover or extend over an area or time period.

Synonyms

  • sweep
  • cover
  • continue
  • extend
  • traverse

Antonyms

  • weaken
  • female
  • woman
  • nonmember

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Span

  • kazakhstan
  • harmattan
  • deguzman
  • catamaran
  • vantran
  • soloman
  • san-fran
  • quillman
  • minivan
  • intertan
  • gloriane
  • bourquin
  • wenfan
  • spokane
  • roxanne
  • overran
  • mcshan
  • mcmann
  • mcmahon
  • mcfann
  • maryanne
  • maryann
  • marianne
  • mactan
  • macmahon
  • lucianne
  • liliane
  • kellyanne
  • jourdan
  • harpin

Sentences with span


1. Noun, singular or mass
Five categories of medications are used to treat this span of problems.

2. Verb, base form
The opening will span the entire work area.

Quotes about span


1. Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's sizeBut when I start to tell them,They think I'm telling lies.I say,It's in the reach of my armsThe span of my hips,The stride of my step,The curl of my lips.I'm a womanPhenomenally.Phenomenal woman,That's me.
- Maya Angelou, Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women

2. What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within the span of his little life by him who interests his heart in everything.
- Laurence Sterne

3. Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average life span is a mere five to fourteen days.
- Ellen DeGeneres, The Funny Thing Is...

2. spick-and-span

adjective. completely neat and clean.

Synonyms

  • clean
  • spick
  • spic
  • speckless
  • spotless
  • spic-and-span

Antonyms

  • imperfect
  • impure
  • infect
  • untidy

3. spic-and-span

adjective. completely neat and clean.

Synonyms

  • immaculate
  • clean
  • spick
  • spic
  • speckless
  • spotless

Antonyms

  • imperfect
  • impure
  • infect
  • untidy

4. spick-and-span

adjective. conspicuously new.

Synonyms

  • bran-new
  • brand-new
  • spic-and-span

Antonyms

  • dirtiness
  • septic
  • contaminate
  • unfair

5. span

noun. ['ˈspæn'] the complete duration of something.

Synonyms

  • attention span
  • continuance

Antonyms

  • deaden
  • sedate
  • de-energise

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. span

noun. ['ˈspæn'] the distance or interval between two points.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. span

noun. ['ˈspæn'] two items of the same kind.

Synonyms

  • twosome
  • two
  • mate
  • doubleton
  • yoke
  • deuce
  • pair
  • brace
  • couplet
  • fellow
  • duet
  • couple
  • dyad
  • II
  • 2
  • twain
  • duo
  • duad

Antonyms

  • unyoke
  • outspan
  • detach
  • divide

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. span

noun. ['ˈspæn'] the act of sitting or standing astride.

Synonyms

  • call option
  • movement
  • motion
  • motility
  • put
  • move
  • call
  • straddle

Antonyms

  • call option
  • unplayful
  • straighten
  • inferior

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. span

noun. ['ˈspæn'] a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches).

Synonyms

  • linear unit

Antonyms

  • ordinal
  • wife

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. span

noun. ['ˈspæn'] a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc..

Synonyms

  • truss bridge
  • pier
  • bateau bridge
  • transit
  • toll bridge
  • rope bridge
  • drawbridge
  • pedestrian bridge
  • overcrossing
  • viaduct
  • arch
  • cantilever bridge
  • structure
  • cattle grid
  • overpass
  • footbridge
  • pontoon bridge
  • lift bridge
  • trestle bridge
  • Bailey bridge
  • steel arch bridge
  • floating bridge
  • suspension bridge
  • cattle guard
  • transportation system
  • trestle
  • covered bridge
  • construction
  • bridge
  • flyover

Antonyms

  • unskilled
  • natural object
  • disassembly
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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