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1. spread

verb. ['ˈsprɛd'] distribute or disperse widely.

Synonyms

  • strew
  • distribute
  • spread out
  • export
  • metastasize
  • generalize
  • generalise
  • metastasise
  • deploy
  • discharge
  • sprawl
  • straw
  • diffuse
  • redistribute
  • fan out
  • propagate

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Spread Eagle

  • extralegal
  • paralegal
  • striegel
  • steagle
  • steagall
  • spiegel
  • spegal
  • speegle
  • speagle
  • kriegel
  • illegal
  • fliegel
  • flegal
  • fleagle
  • briegel
  • yeagle
  • wiegel
  • weigle
  • weigl
  • teagle
  • siegle
  • siegell
  • siegel
  • siegal
  • seigle
  • seigel
  • seigal
  • segel
  • segal
  • seagle

Sentences with spread-eagle


1. Noun Phrase
A spread eagle is used for individuals who receive a 19-gun salute or higher.

2. spread

verb. ['ˈsprɛd'] become distributed or widespread.

Synonyms

  • move
  • propagate

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. spread

verb. ['ˈsprɛd'] spread across or over.

Synonyms

  • transgress
  • continue
  • extend
  • overspread

Antonyms

  • rest
  • buy
  • levitation
  • gravitation

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. spread

verb. ['ˈsprɛd'] spread out or open from a closed or folded state.

Synonyms

  • butterfly
  • spread out
  • undo
  • open
  • uncross
  • splay
  • exfoliate
  • unfold
  • divaricate

Antonyms

  • cross
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. spread

verb. ['ˈsprɛd'] cause to become widely known.

Synonyms

  • generalize
  • circularize
  • vulgarize
  • carry
  • pass around
  • publicize
  • run
  • circularise
  • air
  • popularize
  • publicise
  • propagate
  • sow
  • broadcast
  • popularise
  • generalise
  • bare
  • circulate
  • distribute
  • vulgarise
  • go around
  • diffuse
  • podcast
  • disperse

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. spread

adjective. ['ˈsprɛd'] distributed or spread over a considerable extent.

Synonyms

  • dispersed

Antonyms

  • detach
  • specify

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. spread

verb. ['ˈsprɛd'] become widely known and passed on.

Synonyms

  • pass around
  • move
  • travel
  • distribute
  • circularise
  • broadcast
  • circularize
  • go around
  • circulate
  • go
  • diffuse
  • locomote
  • disperse
  • propagate

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. spread

verb. ['ˈsprɛd'] strew or distribute over an area.

Synonyms

  • distribute
  • manure
  • spread out
  • birdlime
  • muck
  • pass on
  • circumfuse
  • circulate
  • lime
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • gladden
  • move in

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. spread

noun. ['ˈsprɛd'] a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures.

Synonyms

  • disparity

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • covered

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. spread

verb. ['ˈsprɛd'] move outward.

Synonyms

  • run
  • creep
  • spread out
  • mantle
  • bleed
  • diffuse
  • percolate
  • fan out

Antonyms

  • wind
  • back
  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • spreden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sprædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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