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fan out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fan

  1. 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 of fan out expand, extend, open (out), flare (out), outspread, outstretch, spread (out), stretch (out), unfold, unfurlWords Related to fan out overspreadNear Antonyms of fan out compact, compress, condense, reduceAntonyms of fan out close, contract, fold

  2. 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 of fan out branch, radiate (out), rayWords Related to fan out diffuse, dispel, disperse, dissipate; fork, stem; diverge, divide, part, ramify, separate, split, uncouple, unlink, unyoke; scatter, splay, spread; arise, derive, emanate, flow, issue, proceed, springNear Antonyms of fan out approach, close in (on), near; center (on), centralize; connect, couple, join, link, uniteAntonyms of fan out concentrate, converge, focus, funnel, meet



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