Thesaurus

fanned (out)

verb
past tense of fan (out)

Synonyms & Antonyms of fanned (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 fanned (out)

Words Related to fanned (out)

Near Antonyms for fanned (out)

Antonyms for fanned (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 fanned (out)

Words Related to fanned (out)

Near Antonyms for fanned (out)

Antonyms for fanned (out)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about fanned (out)

Cite this Entry

“Fanned (out).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fanned%20%28out%29. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

Comments on fanned (out)

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

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!