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spread British & World English

Open out (something) so as to extend its surface area, width, or length

spread English Thesaurus

he fetched the map and spread it out on the table

spread in spread British & World English

Open out (something) so as to extend its surface area, width, or length

centre spread British & World English

The two facing middle pages of a newspaper or magazine

point spread British & World English

A forecast of the number of points constituting the margin by which a stronger team is expected to defeat a weaker one, used for betting purposes

spread eagle New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

emblem of an eagle with legs and wings extended

spread betting British & World English

A form of betting in which the bettor wins or loses money according to the margin by which the value of a particular outcome varies from the spread of expected values quoted by the bookmaker

middle-aged spread British & World English

The fat that may accumulate around the abdomen in middle age

spread one's wings British & World English

Extend one’s activities and interests or start new ones

spread out in spread British & World English

(Of a group of people) move apart so as to cover a wider area

spread like wildfire British & World English

Spread with great speed

spread oneself too thin British & World English

Be involved in so many different activities that one’s time and energy are not used to good effect

spreadeagle British & World English

Stretch (someone) out with their arms and legs extended

spread eagle in spreadeagle British & World English

An emblematic representation of an eagle with its legs and wings extended, used especially as an emblem of the United States

spreadsheet British & World English

A computer program used to create and manipulate spreadsheets

widespread British & World English

Found or distributed over a large area or number of people

spread one's wings in wing British & World English

Extend one’s activities and interests or start new ones

middle-age spread in middle-aged spread British & World English

The fat that may accumulate around the abdomen in middle age

spread oneself too thin in spread British & World English

Be involved in so many different activities that one’s time and energy are not used to good effect

spread or stretch or try one's wings in wing British & World English

Extend one’s activities and interests or start new ones


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