spread the word

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of spread the word

:to tell others
  • People are spreading the word about his book.
  • Spread the word that we're leaving in five minutes.

Word by Word Definitions

spread play
  1. : to open or expand over a larger area

  2. : to stretch out : extend

  3. : to distribute over an area

  1. : the act or process of spreading

  2. : extent of spreading

  3. : something spread out: such as

word play
  1. : a speech sound or series of speech sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning usually without being divisible into smaller units capable of independent use

  2. : the entire set of linguistic forms produced by combining a single base with various inflectional elements without change in the part of speech elements

  3. : a written or printed character or combination of characters representing a spoken word

  1. : to express in words : phrase

  2. : speak


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