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1. spreading

noun. ['ˈsprɛdɪŋ'] process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space.

Synonyms

  • travel
  • invasion
  • change of location
  • dispersion
  • irradiation
  • diffusion
  • spread
  • scattering

Antonyms

  • unextended
  • uncover
  • unprepared
  • descend

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Words that Rhyme with Spreading

  • retreading
  • beheading
  • treading
  • threading
  • sledding
  • shredding
  • dreading
  • breading
  • wedding
  • shedding
  • redding
  • kaeding
  • hedding
  • heading
  • bedding

Example sentences of the word spreading


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Finding a job is often as easy as spreading the word that you're available for hire.

Quotes containing the word spreading


1. There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that receives it.
- Edith Wharton

2. My turn shall also come:I sense the spreading of a wing.
- Osip Mandelstam, The Selected Poems

3. There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
- Edith Wharton

2. spreading

noun. ['ˈsprɛdɪŋ'] act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time.

Synonyms

  • dissemination
  • extension
  • circulation
  • dispersion
  • decentralization
  • diffusion
  • decentralisation
  • spread
  • scattering
  • scatter
  • strewing

Antonyms

  • concentration
  • contraction
  • shortness
  • flexion

3. spreading

noun. ['ˈsprɛdɪŋ'] the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate.

Synonyms

  • dissemination
  • extension
  • airing
  • circulation
  • transmission
  • propagation

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • fold
  • cross
  • stand still
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