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  • nounexpansion, development; extent
  • nounoutlay of food, meal
  • verbopen or fan out
  • verbpublicize

synonyms for spread

  • advance
  • advancement
  • dissemination
  • escalation
  • increase
  • spreading
  • transmission
  • compass
  • diffusion
  • dispersion
  • enlargement
  • expanse
  • extension
  • period
  • profusion
  • proliferation
  • radiation
  • ramification
  • range
  • reach
  • scope
  • span
  • stretch
  • suffusion
  • sweep
  • term
  • transfusion
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antonyms for spread

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  • halt
  • stop
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • decrease
  • extreme
  • reduction
  • stagnation
  • suppression
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    How to use spread in a sentence

    The actual wheels then bolt onto these spacers, effectively spreading the tires wider.
    SIX WAYS TO MAKE YOUR ATV EVEN MORE RUGGEDBY TYLER FREEL/OUTDOOR LIFESEPTEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    For a typical virus, herd immunity occurs at a 70 to 90 percent spread within a population.
    THE PROBLEM WITH TRUMP’S ‘HERD MENTALITY’ LINE ISN’T THE VERBAL FLUB. IT’S THE MASS DEATH.PHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Growing evidence indicates that proximity to other people is among the easiest ways for coronavirus to spread, especially indoors.
    THERE’S NOW EVEN MORE EVIDENCE THAT RESTAURANT DINING SHARPLY INCREASES COVID SPREADSY MUKHERJEESEPTEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
    The spread of the sampling distribution is based on the estimated total survey error of the poll.
    THE FORECAST: THE METHODOLOGY BEHIND OUR 2020 ELECTION MODELDANIEL MALLOYSEPTEMBER 10, 2020OZY
    Microsoft’s News app has a “book mode” that spreads articles across the two screens like two facing pages in a book.
    REVIEW OF THE MICROSOFT SURFACE DUO FOLDING PHONE: VERY PRETTY BUT JUST HOW USEFUL IS IT?AARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
    Etzanoa likely existed as a single, spread-out community, Blakeslee contends.
    DRONES FIND SIGNS OF A NATIVE AMERICAN ‘GREAT SETTLEMENT’ BENEATH A KANSAS PASTUREBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    However, this bill would not stop the spread of disinformation.
    BRAZIL’S “FAKE NEWS” BILL WON’T SOLVE ITS MISINFORMATION PROBLEMAMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 10, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    The vast quantity of official metrics used to track the spread of coronavirus is head spinning.
    MORNING REPORT: A QUESTIONABLE STAT THAT’S GUIDING REOPENINGVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    So, if Party A draws an electoral map that spreads Party B’s voters across districts, votes cast for Candidate B in districts won by A are wasted.
    HOW NEXT-GEN COMPUTER GENERATED MAPS DETECT PARTISAN GERRYMANDERINGSUJATA GUPTASEPTEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    In the early 2000s, a wave of overconfidence spread through the US housing market and the global financial industry.
    USE THIS TOOL TO OVERCOME THE BIGGEST DECISION-MAKING MISTAKEDAVID YANOFSKYSEPTEMBER 6, 2020QUARTZ
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    WORDS RELATED TO SPREAD

    • PR
    • announcement
    • announcing
    • ballyhoo
    • billing
    • blasting
    • broadcasting
    • buildup
    • displaying
    • exhibiting
    • exhibition
    • exposition
    • hard sell
    • hoopla
    • hype
    • pitch
    • plug
    • posting
    • proclamation
    • promo
    • promoting
    • promotion
    • publicity
    • puff
    • screamer
    • spread
    • squib
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