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Translation of "spread" - English-Japanese dictionary

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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