Bedeutung von "spread" - als Fremdsprache


verb uk us /spred/ (past tense and past participle spread)
spread sth across/over/through, etc

B2 to arrange something so that it covers a large area:

He spread the cards out on the table.
TIME [ T ] (also spread out)

B2 to arrange for something to happen over a period of time and not at once:

The payments will be spread over two years.

B2 to increase, or move to cover a larger area or affect a larger number of people:

The smoke soon spread into all the rooms in the house.
The virus is spread by rats.

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

He spread a thin layer of glue on the paper.

B2 If information spreads or if someone spreads it, it is communicated from one person to another:

News of his death spread quickly.

(Definition von "spread verb" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)