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Japanese translation of “spread”

spread

verb
 
/spred/ (past tense and past participle spread)
to arrange something so that it covers a large area
~を広げる, 広げる
He spread the cards out on the table.
to affect a larger number of people
(被害を)拡大させる, (病気を) 蔓延(まんえん)させる
The virus is spread by rats.
to move a soft substance across a surface so that it covers it
~を塗る
He spread a thin layer of glue on the paper.
to tell information to a lot of people
(情報を)広める
News of his death spread quickly. Spread the word – there’s a party tomorrow.
(Definition of spread verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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