spread widely

spread widely
index diffuse, disperse (scatter)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • spread-ea|gle — spread eagle, 1. a representation of an eagle with outspread wings, used as an emblem of the United States and certain other countries. 2. a boastful, self assertive person, especially an American with an excess of national or regional pride. 3.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spread — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 increase in amount or number of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ good, great, wide ▪ rapid ▪ gradual, slow ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • spread — [spred] vt. spread, spreading [ME spreden < OE sprædan, akin to Ger spreiten < IE * sprei d , to sprinkle, strew < base * (s)p(h)er , to strew, spray, burst (of buds) > SPRAY1, SPRAWL, SPROUT] 1. to draw out so as to display more… …   English World dictionary

  • spread — vb Spread, circulate, disseminate, diffuse, propagate, radiate can all mean to extend or cause to extend over an area or space. Spread basically implies a drawing or stretching out to the limit {spread a net} {spread a cloth on the ground} {the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • spread — The price difference between two related markets or commodities. Chicago Board of Trade glossary l) Positions held in two different futures contracts, taken to profit from the change in the difference between the two contracts prices; e.g., long… …   Financial and business terms

  • Spread — (1) The gap between bid and ask prices of a stock or other security. (2) The simultaneous purchase and sale of separate futures or options contracts for the same commodity for delivery in different months. Also known as a straddle. (3) Difference …   Financial and business terms

  • spread — I. verb (spread; spreading) Etymology: Middle English spreden, from Old English sprǣdan; akin to Old High German spreiten to spread Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to open or expand over a larger area < spread out the map > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spread — v. & n. v. (past and past part. spread) 1 tr. (often foll. by out) a open or extend the surface of. b cause to cover a larger surface (spread butter on bread). c display to the eye or the mind (the view was spread out before us). 2 intr. (often… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spread — [[t]sprɛd[/t]] v. spread, spread•ing, n. adj. 1) to draw, stretch, or open out, esp. over a flat surface: Spread out the blanket[/ex] 2) to extend out; move apart: The bird spread its wings[/ex] 3) to distribute over an area of space or time: to… …   From formal English to slang

  • widely — adv. Widely is used with these adjectives: ↑acceptable, ↑accessible, ↑applicable, ↑available, ↑diverse, ↑experienced, ↑influential, ↑popular, ↑representative, ↑scattered, ↑unpopular …   Collocations dictionary


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