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Spanish translation of “spread”

spread

verb /spred/ (past tense, past participle spread)
to (cause to) go (often more widely or more thinly) over a surface
She spread honey thickly on her toast.
to cover (a surface with something)
She spread the bread with jam.
to (cause to) reach a wider area, affect a larger number of people etc
The news spread through the village very quickly.
to distribute over a wide area, period of time etc
The exams were spread over a period of ten days.
to open out
He spread the map on the table.
spread out to extend or stretch out
The fields spread out in front of him.
to distribute over a wide area or period of time
She spread the leaflets out on the table.
to scatter and go in different directions, in order to cover a wider area
They spread out and began to search the entire area.
(Definition of spread from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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