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verb as in stretch over

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The football team has had 23 players test positive in a two-week span.

The case went to trial in late 2018 after experts from both sides analyzed a huge trove of internal Harvard data spanning several years of applications and admission decisions.

Expert speakers — spanning the public, private and defense sectors — will share a veritable galaxy of wisdom, experience and insight.

The museum, spanning more than 240 years of history, includes galleries covering periods of history from before the Revolutionary War to the present.

The returning children — who span all age levels, from kindergarten through 12th grade — will learn in school buildings for two days each week.

Cohen is still our elegist for the ages, even when his song spanned several cultural moments.

Twice in our conversations, which spanned two days this past week, the actors started joking about tripping on acid.

Certainly few musicians so effortlessly spanned so many different styles.

Only after the attack occurred did we find out it spanned nearly eight hours.

The so-called “cut-outs” are the final chapter in an artistic career which spanned over 50 years.

The bridge that spanned it had, to Harry's astonishment, been only partially destroyed; it could easily be crossed.

Four miles before reaching Candy, we came to the river Mahavilaganga, which is spanned by a masterly bridge of one arch.

The original text for the July issue had a table of contents that spanned six issues.

It was very deep in parts, especially at the waist or narrow that was spanned by the decayed bridge.

He studied the designs of the chief buildings; of the bridges that spanned the streams that fed the lake.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spanned, such as: traverse, cover, cross, extend, connect, and bridge.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.