Definition of Dispread

1. Verb. Spread abroad or out. "The sun dispread its beams"

Generic synonyms: Expand, Spread Out



Definition of Dispread

1. v. t. To spread abroad, or different ways; to spread apart; to open; as, the sun dispreads his beams.

2. v. i. To extend or expand itself.

Definition of Dispread

1. Verb. (archaic rare) To spread out, to extend. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dispread

1. to spread out [v -SPREAD, -SPREADING, -SPREADS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dispread

dispossessors
dispost
disposted
disposting
disposts
disposure
disposures
disprad
dispraise
dispraised
dispraiser
dispraisers
dispraises
dispraising
dispraisingly
dispread (current term)
dispreaded
dispreader
dispreaders
dispreading
dispreads
dispred
dispreds
disprefer
dispreference
disprejudice
disprejudiced
disprejudices
disprejudicing
disprepare

Literary usage of Dispread

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1. The Higher Education of Women by Emily Davies (1866)
"Clear, without heat, undying, tended by Pure vestal thoughts in the translucent fane Of her still spirit; locks not wide-dispread, Madonna-wise on either ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Her ivory forehead full of bounty brave, Like a broad table did itself dispread, For Love his lofty triumphs to engrave, ' And write the battles of his ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To dispread, (dis-spred') tn To extend or expand itself. DISPROOF, (dis-proof) ni Confutation. DISPROPORTION, (dis-pro-por'-shun) nj Unsuitableness in form ..."

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