Definition Of spread


a large and impressively elaborate meal.

Fiftyish, 350-pound art dealers in suits ‘eat’ huge banquet spreads , gorging themselves with the sloppy abandon of famished Vikings, only to discover the food is merely a hallucination.

a soft paste that can be applied in a layer to bread or other food.

Several others are use patents for direct incorporation into human foods as ingredients or spreads .

an article or advertisement covering several columns or pages of a newspaper or magazine, especially one on two facing pages.

a double-page spread

apply (a substance) to an object or surface in an even layer.

he sighed, spreading jam on a croissant

extend over a large or increasing area.

she stood at the window looking at the town spread out below

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Example Of spread

  • spread each slice thinly with mayonnaise

  • a double-page spread

  • A more material reason for the recent spread of campus farms is probably the rise of community-supported agriculture.

  • a patchwork spread

  • a wide spread of ages

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