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


Headquarters were in the village across the river, spanned by a covered bridge.

Brownsville had the first bridge that spanned the Monongahela River.

With thumb and forefinger I could have spanned the distance between Soissons and Laon.

The continent had been spanned; the objective had been attained.

Below them lay the Crazy Woman, spanned by the Double-draw bridge.

A path led to the brink of the gorge which is now spanned by the Routen Bridge.

From horizon to horizon it was spanned by a glorious rainbow.

What were these straps which galled the tossing neck, this band which spanned its chest?

The well is spanned by a glass roof above the eighth storey.

The lower course of the Jordan is now spanned by four bridges.