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spread
British English: /sprɛd/
American English: /sprɛd/

Translation of spread in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول spread

  • 1
    (to open out)
    فَتَحَ (a cloth, map)
    to spread a cloth on the table

    بَسَطَ سِماطاً على الطاوِلةِ
  • 2
    (to stretch out) (bird)
    مَدَّ (its wings)
    to spread one's arms/legs

    مَدَّ ذِراعَيْهِ \ ساقَيْهِ
  • 3
    (to propagate)
    نَشَرَ (disease, infection)
    a strong wind spread the blaze

    نَشَرَتْ ريحٌ قَويّةٌ الحَريقَ
  • 4
    (in layers)
    دَهَنَ (butter, jam)
    to spread the cake with cream

    دَهَنَ الكَعْكَ بالقِشْدةِ
  • 6
    (to disseminate)
    نَشَرَ (a rumour, the news)
    to spread the word about something

    نَشَرَ خَبَراً حول شَيْءٍ
  • 8
    (to share out)
    تَقاسَمَ (the workload, wealth)
    we have to spread our resources very thinly

    يَجِبُ أن نَوَزِّعَ المَوارِدَ بَيْنَنا بِشَكْلٍ مُتَحَفِّظٍ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول spread

  • 1
    (to proliferate) (disease, infection)
    تَفَشّى,
    انْتَشَرَ
    fires spread quickly in the dry conditions

    تَنْتَشِرُ النيرانُ بِسُرْعةٍ في الظُروفِ الجافّةِ
  • 2
    (to extend) (fame, species, forest)
    امْتَدَّ,
    انْتَشَرَ
    the cancer has spread to her liver

    انْتَشَرَ السَرَطانُ إلى كَبِدِها
    rain will spread to most areas during the night

    سَتَمْتَدُّ الأَمْطارُ إلى مُعْظَمِ المَناطِقِ أثناء اللَيْلِ
  • 3
    (to be disseminated) (rumours, news)
    انْتَشَرَ
    (panic, fear)
    تَفَشّى
    rumours spread that the prisoners were going to be freed

    انْتَشَرَت الإشاعاتُ بِأَنَّ الأَسْرى سَيُحَرَّرونَ
  • 4
    (butter, jam)
    دُهِنَ

noun/اسم

  • 2
    (of fashions, nuclear weapons, etc)
    انْتِشار
    the spread of mobile phone use

    انْتِشار اسْتِخْدامِ الهاتِفِ المَحْمولِ
    the spread of secularism in Europe

    انْتِشار العَلْمانيّةِ في أوروبّا
  • 5
    (range)
    مَجال (plural: مَجالات)
    to have a wide/narrow spread of interests

    كانَ عِنْدَهُ مَجالُ اهْتِماماتٍ واسِعٌ \ ضَيِّقٌ
  • 6 (in a newspaper) a double-page spread

    مَنْشور على صَفْحَتَيْنِ
  • 7
    (for bread) (مَعْجون للدَهْنِ)
  • 9 (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)
    (ranch)
    مَزْرَعة (plural: مَزارِعُ)

Idioms

to spread one's wings


وَسَّعَ آفاقَهُ \ دائِرةَ اهْتِماماتِهِ

Phrasal verbs

spread out

1
(to move apart) (troops, search party)
تَوَزَّعَ,
انْتَشَرَ
2
(to extend) (city, fields)
امْتَدَّ
spread [something] out, spread out [something] 1
(to open out)
فَتَحَ \ بَسَطَ [شَيْئاً] (a cloth, map)
2
(to stretch out)
مَدَّ [شَيْئاً] (one's arms, hands)
3
(over an area)
نَشَرَ [شَيْئاً] (cards, papers)

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