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overspread

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verb over·spread \ˌō-vər-ˈspred\

Definition of overspread

over·spreadover·spread·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to spread over or above

over·spread play \ˈō-vər-ˌspred\ noun


Examples of overspread

  1. <the butter should evenly overspread the baking pan>

  2. <autumn leaves overspreading one another on the lawn to form a colorful mosaic>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of overspread

before 12th century



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