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spread


spread

noun

Definition of SPREAD

1
a decorative cloth used as a top covering for a bed <bought a brightly colored spread for summer>
Synonyms bedcover (also bedcovering), bedspread, coverlet, hap [dialect], spread
2
a large fancy meal often accompanied by ceremony or entertainment <they really know how to put out a good spread>
3
a wide space or area <a vast spread of land just waiting to be settled>
4
the distance or extent between possible extremes <the spread of grades was from 15 to 79 on that quiz>
5
the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects <a spread of nearly 100 miles between farms>

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