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  • 1 spread abroad — index circulate, diffuse, disperse (disseminate), divulge, post, proclaim, promulgate, propagate ( …

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  • 2 Spread — (spr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spreading}.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D. spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G. spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. {Spray} water flying in drops.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 4 spread — I. v. a. 1. Extend, expand, mantle, stretch, dilate. 2. Disperse, scatter, distribute. 3. Publish, divulge, propagate, disseminate, circulate, promulgate, make known, make public, spread abroad. 4. Propagate, spread, disseminate. 5. Emit, diffuse …

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  • 5 abroad — a|broad W3S2 [əˈbro:d US əˈbro:d] adv [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: abroad over a wide area (13 21 centuries), from broad] 1.) in or to a foreign country ▪ I ve never lived abroad before. ▪ She often goes abroad on business. ▪ We never travelled… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 abroad — adverb 1 in or to a foreign country: I ve never lived abroad before. | go abroad: She often goes abroad on business. 2 formal if a feeling, piece of news etc is abroad, a lot of people feel it or know about it: commercial secrets which we did not …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 spread — /spred/, v., spread, spreading, n., adj. v.t. 1. to draw, stretch, or open out, esp. over a flat surface, as something rolled or folded (often fol. by out). 2. to stretch out or unfurl in the air, as folded wings, a flag, etc. (often fol. by out) …

    Universalium

  • 8 spread — [c]/sprɛd / (say spred) verb (spread, spreading) –verb (t) 1. Also, spread out. to draw or stretch out to the full width, as a cloth, a rolled or folded map, folded wings, etc. 2. Also, spread out. to extend over a greater or a relatively great… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 spread — Synonyms and related words: aberrate, aberration, accelerated, access, accessible, accession, accretion, accrual, accrue, accruement, accumbent, accumulate, accumulation, acreage, addition, adjunct, advance, advertise, affirmed, afghan,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 spread — spread1 W2S2 [spred] v past tense and past participle spread ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(affect more people/places)¦ 2¦(information/ideas)¦ 3¦(open/arrange)¦ 4¦(throughout an area)¦ 5¦(soft substance)¦ 6¦(arms/fingers etc)¦ 7¦(over time)¦ 8¦(share)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 spread — 1 /spred/ verb past tense and past participle spread 1 OPEN OR ARRANGE also spread sth out (T) to open something so that it covers a bigger area, or arrange a group of things, so that they cover a flat surface: spread sth on: Let s spread the map …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 abroad — /euh brawd /, adv. 1. in or to a foreign country or countries: famous at home and abroad. 2. in or to another continent: Shall we go to Mexico or abroad this summer? 3. out of doors; from one place to another; about: No one was abroad in the… …

    Universalium

  • 13 spread — 1. verb 1) he spread the map out Syn: lay out, open out, unfurl, unroll, roll out; straighten out, fan out; stretch out, extend; literary outspread Ant: fold up 2) the landscape spread out below …

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  • 14 abroad — a•broad [[t]əˈbrɔd[/t]] adv. 1) in or to a foreign country or countries: famous at home and abroad[/ex] 2) in or to another continent 3) out of doors; away from one s home: There was no one abroad in the noonday heat[/ex] 4) spread around; in… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 abroad — adv 1. in foreign parts, out of the country, overseas, on the continent, U.S. in Europe, beyond seas; wandering, traveling, vacationing, on one s travels; distant, afar off. 2. away, about, out, out of doors, out of the house, not at home, in the …

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  • 16 To spread cloth — Spread Spread (spr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spreading}.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D. spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G. spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. {Spray} water flying in… …

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  • 17 Association of Turkish Cypriots Abroad — The Association of Turkish Cypriots Abroad (ATCA), is an organization of expatriate Turkish Cypriots and Turkish Cypriot supporters who seek to spread information about the de facto unrecognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Founded in… …

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  • 18 noise abroad — index circulate, divulge, proclaim, propagate (spread) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 the schoolmaster is abroad — A phrase (coined by Henry Brougham in the 19c) implying that education and intelligence are now widely spread • • • Main Entry: ↑school …

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  • 20 Spreading — Spread Spread (spr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spreading}.] [OE. spreden, AS. spr[ae]dan; akin to D. spreiden, spreijen, LG. spreden, spreen, spreien, G. spreiten, Dan. sprede, Sw. sprida. Cf. {Spray} water flying in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English