spread out


spread out
phr verb
Spread out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑blanket, ↑map, ↑net

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • spread out — index compound, disperse (disseminate), expand, far reaching, open (unclosed), prolix Burton s …   Law dictionary

  • spread-out — index extensive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • spread out — verb 1. move outward (Freq. 6) The soldiers fanned out • Syn: ↑diffuse, ↑spread, ↑fan out • Derivationally related forms: ↑spread (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • spread out — phrasal verb Word forms spread out : present tense I/you/we/they spread out he/she/it spreads out present participle spreading out past tense spread out past participle spread out 1) [intransitive] if people in a group spread out, they move away… …   English dictionary

  • spread out — I ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If people or things are spread out, they are a long way apart. The Kurds are spread out across five nations. II 1) PHRASAL VERB If people, animals, or vehicles spread out, they move apart from each other. [V P] Felix… …   English dictionary

  • spread out — verb a) Become further apart. The police spread out to search a wider area. b) To place items further apart. Spread the cards out and then turn two of them over at random …   Wiktionary

  • spread-out — adjective especially spread in a fan shape (Freq. 2) the peacock s fanned tail the spread out cards • Syn: ↑fanned • Similar to: ↑distributed …   Useful english dictionary

  • spread out — lie down with your arms and legs apart    When you spread out on the sofa, there s no room for me …   English idioms

  • ˌspread ˈout — phrasal verb if people in a group spread out, they move away from one another so that they cover a large area …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • spread out — (of a group of people) move apart so as to cover a wider area. → spread …   English new terms dictionary


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