Meaning of “spread” - Learner’s Dictionary

spread

noun uk us /spred/
MOVEMENT [ U ]

B2 the degree to which something moves to cover a larger area or affect a larger number of people, or the fact of doing this:

They are looking for ways to slow down the spread of the disease.
FOOD [ C, U ]

a soft food that you put on bread:

cheese spread
NEWSPAPER [ C ]

an article that covers one or more pages of a newspaper or magazine:

a double-page spread

(Definition of “spread noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)