Bedeutung von "spread" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


verb us /spred/ (past tense and past participle spread)

to arrange something so that it covers a large area:

He spread the cards out on the table.

to affect a larger number of people:

The virus is spread by rats.

to move a soft substance across a surface so that it covers it:

Mom spread some butter on the bread.

to tell information to a lot of people:

News of his death spread quickly.

(Definition von "spread" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)