Thesaurus

fan (out)

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of fan (out)

1 to arrange the parts of (something) over a wider area
  • the accordionist smoothly fanned out the bellows of his instrument as he played

Synonyms for fan (out)

Words Related to fan (out)

Near Antonyms for fan (out)

Antonyms for fan (out)

2 to extend outwards from or as if from a central point
  • most of the city's subway lines fan out from this central station

Synonyms for fan (out)

Words Related to fan (out)

Near Antonyms for fan (out)

Antonyms for fan (out)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about fan (out)

Cite this Entry

“Fan (out).” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fan%20(out). Accessed 22 November 2019.

Comments on fan (out)

What made you want to look up fan (out)? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not agreeing with established beliefs

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!