Definition of Spread:

  1. A bedspread.

  2. Commodities trading: Difference between the buying and selling price of the same commodity in (1) different delivery months in the same market (exchange) or (2) in different markets but in the same delivery months. Also called bid and asked spread.

  3. The extent, width, or area covered by something.

  4. Lay (a table) for a meal.

  5. The range or variety of something.

  6. A large and impressively elaborate meal.

  7. Foreign exchange: (1) Difference between a long position in one currency and a short position in another, or (2) between different delivery dates of the same currency.

  8. Extend over a large or increasing area.

  9. Open out (something) so as to extend its surface area, width, or length.

  10. Investments: Diversity of an investment portfolio; greater the spread, lesser the chance of crippling losses or spectacular gains.

  11. The fact or process of spreading over an area.

  12. Securities trading: Difference between the (1) buyers price (bid) and the sellers price (offer) which increases or decreases in step with the demand and supply of the security, (2) return (yield) from securities of the same rating (such as treasury bonds) but of different maturity periods, or (3) return from the securities of the same maturity periods but different ratings.

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

  14. Underwriting: Difference between the amount paid to the issuer of the security and the price paid by the public, as the basis for establishing underwriting fee.

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

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

Synonyms of Spread

Elaborate meal, Large meal, Feast, Banquet, Repast, Grow, Increase, Escalate, Advance, Develop, Broaden, Expand, Widen, Proliferate, Mushroom, Range, Span, Spectrum, Sweep, Smear, Daub, Plaster, Slather, Lather, Apply, Put, Aberrate, Aberration, Accelerated, Access, Accessible, Accession, Accretion, Accrual, Accrue, Accruement, Accumbent, Accumulate, Accumulation, Acreage, Addition, Adjunct, Advance, Advertise, Affirmed, Afghan, Aggrandized, Aggrandizement, Air, Airing, Ampliation, Amplification, Amplified, Amplitude, Announce, Announced, Apply, Appreciate, Appreciation, Area, Ascent, Assign, Attenuation, Augmentation, Augmented, Balloon, Ballooning, Bandying, Banner, Banner head, Banquet, Barbecue, Beam, Become public, Bed linen, Bedaub, Bedclothes, Bedcover, Bedding, Bedsheet, Bedspread, Beefed-up, Besmear, Bestrew, Bigness, Blanket, Bloat, Bloated, Bloating, Board, Body, Book, Boom, Boost, Boosted, Boundaries, Boundary, Bounds, Branch, Branch out, Bread, Bread and butter, Breadth, Break, Breed, Broach, Broadcast, Broadcasting, Broaden, Broadened, Broadening, Broadness, Brought to notice, Bruit about, Bruiting, Bruiting about, Buffalo robe, Buildup, Bulk, Butter, Buzz about, Caliber, Call, Caption, Carry, Carry over, Case, Centrifugence, Cheer, Chink, Circulate, Circulated, Circulation, Circumfuse, Circumfusion, Cleave, Cloak, Clothes, Coat, Come forth, Come out, Comestibles, Comfort, Comforter, Common knowledge, Common property, Communicate, Communication, Compass, Conduction, Confiture, Conserve, Consign, Contagion, Contour sheet, Convection, Couchant, Couche, Counterpane, Cover, Coverage, Coverlet, Coverlid, Crack, Crawling, Creature comfort, Crescendo, Crevasse, Cuisine, Current, Cut, Cut open, Dab, Daily bread, Daub, Deal, Deal in generalities, Deal out, Decentralization, Declared, Decumbent, Deepen, Deepened, Deliver, Delivery, Deltoid, Deploy, Deployment, Deport, Deportation, Depth, Develop, Developing, Development, Deviation, Diameter, Diapedesis, Difference, Diffract, Diffraction, Diffuse, Diffused, Diffusion, Dilution, Dimension, Dimensions, Dinner, Discrete, Dispart, Dispel, Dispensation, Dispense, Dispersal, Disperse, Dispersed, Dispersion, Display, Dispread, Disseminate, Disseminated, Dissemination, Dissipate, Dissipated, Dissipation, Distance, Distance across, Distribute, Distributed, Distribution, Divaricate, Divarication, Diverge, Divergence, Divergency, Divide, Division, Drag out, Draped, Draw out, Drop head, Dropline, Eatables, Ecumenicize, Edema, Edibles, Eiderdown, Elevated, Elevation, Emanate, Emptiness, Empty space, Enamel, Encompass, Enhanced, Enlarge, Enlarged, Enlargement, Enlarging, Entertainment, Environ, Epigraph, Evaporation, Evulgation, Expand, Expanded, Expanding, Expanse, Expansion, Expel, Export, Exportation, Expulsion, Extend, Extended, Extending, Extension, Extent, Extradite, Extradition, Fan, Fan out, Fan-shape, Fan-shaped, Fanlike, Fanned, Fanning, Fanning out, Fare, Farm, Fast food, Feast, Feed, Field, Find vent, Fissure, Fitted sheet, Flabelliform, Flare, Flared, Flaring, Flat, Flood, Fly about, Fly open, Food, Food and drink, Foodstuff, Fragmentation, Fullness, Gain, Gain strength, Galactic space, Gauge, Generalize, Get about, Get abroad, Get afloat, Get ahead, Get around, Get exposure, Gild, Girth, Glaze, Globalize, Gloss, Go, Go about, Go away, Go forth, Go off, Go out, Go the rounds, Go up, Greatening, Greatness, Groveling, Grow, Growth, Gush, Hand forward, Hand on, Hand over, Hanger, Have currency, Head, Heading, Headline, Health food, Height, Heightened, Herald, Hike, Hiked, Hiking, Hold, Holding, Homestead, Impart, Import, Importation, In circulation, In print, Incise, Increase, Increased, Increasing, Increment, Infinite space, Inflated, Inflation, Ingesta, Intensified, Intensify, Interchange, Interstellar space, Issuance, Issue, Jam, Jazzed up, Jelly, Jump, Jump head, Junk food, Kitchen stuff, Lacquer, Landholding, Lap robe, Largeness, Latitude, Lay, Lay on, Lay open, Lay out, Layer, Leap, Legend, Length, Lie, Limits, Linen, Lolling, Lounging, Lying, Made public, Magnification, Magnified, Magnitude, Make a generalization, Make known, Make over, Make public, Mantle, Margarine, Mass, Meal, Measure, Measurement, Meat, Mess, Metastasis, Metastasize, Metathesis, Metathesize, Metempsychosis, Migration, Motto, Mount, Mounting, Multiplication, Multiplied, Multiply, Mushroom, Mushrooming, Mutual transfer, Nothingness, Oleo, Ope, Open, Open up, Osmosis, Outer space, Outspread, Outstretch, Outstretched, Overgrow, Overlay, Overline, Overrun, Overscatter, Oversow, Overspread, Paint, Part, Pass, Pass on, Pass over, Pass the buck, Passage, Passing over, Paste, Patchwork quilt, Patulous, Peddle, Peppering, Perfuse, Perfusion, Periodical, Pillow slip, Pillowcase, Place, Plantation, Plaster, Plate, Preserve, Prime, Printing, Proclaimed, Procumbent, Productiveness, Profusion, Proliferate, Proliferated, Proliferating, Proliferation, Prolong, Promulgate, Promulgation, Prone, Pronounce, Propagate, Propagated, Propagation, Property, Proportion, Proportions, Prostrate, Protract, Provender, Provision, Public, Publication, Publicize, Publish, Published, Publishing, Push, Put, Put and call, Put apart, Put out, Quilt, Radiate, Radiation, Radius, Raise, Raised, Raising, Ramify, Ranch, Range, Ray, Reach, Reach out, Recite, Reclining, Recumbent, Refection, Refreshment, Regale, Regalement, Reinforced, Relay, Rent, Repas, Repast, Repeat, Reported, Reposing, Resupine, Retail, Rift, Right, Rip, Rise, Rive, Robe, Rub, Rubric, Rug, Run, Run up, Running head, Running title, Scale, Scarehead, Scatter, Scattered, Scattering, Scatterment, Scope, Screamer, See the light, Separate, Separation, Set, Shed, Sheet, Sheeting, Shoot up, Shotgun pattern, Size, Slap on, Slather, Slip, Slit, Smear, Smear on, Smooth, Snowball, Snowballing, Sow, Sow broadcast, Sowing, Space, Span, Sparse, Spatial extension, Spattering, Sphere, Splay, Splayed, Splaying, Split, Sporadic, Spraddle, Spraddled, Spraddling, Sprangle, Sprangled, Sprangling, Sprawl, Sprawled, Sprawling, Sprawly, Spread about, Spread like wildfire, Spread on, Spread out, Spread with, Spreadhead, Spreading, Spreading abroad, Spreading out, Spring open, Sprinkling, Stated, Stiffened, Stock option, Straddle, Straggling, Straggly, Strap, Streamer, Strengthen, Strengthened, Stretch, Stretch out, Stretched-out, Strew, Strewing, Strewn, Strip, Strown, Subhead, Subheading, Subtitle, Superficial extension, Superscription, Supine, Surface, Surge, Surround, Sustenance, Swaddle, Sweep, Swell, Swelling, Swing open, Switch, Swollen, Table, Take in, Tap, Tar, Tear, Tear open, Telecast, Telecasting, Televise, Televised, Throw, Throw open, Thrust out, Tightened, Title, Title page, Tract, Transduction, Transfer, Transfer of property, Transfer property, Transference, Transfuse, Transfusion, Transit, Transition, Translate, Translation, Translocate, Translocation, Transmigration, Transmigration of souls, Transmission, Transmit, Transmittal, Transmittance, Transplace, Transplacement, Transplant, Transplantation, Transposal, Transpose, Transposition, Travel, Treat, Trumpet, Tucker, Tumescence, Turn over, Undercoat, Unfold, Unfolded, Unfurl, Universalize, Unroll, Up, Upping, Upsurge, Upswing, Uptrend, Upturn, Utter, Varnish, Vastness, Ventilation, Viands, Victuals, Vittles, Void, Volatilization, Volume, Wash, Wax, Waxing, Wide-open, Widen, Widened, Wideness, Widening, Widespread, Width, Wrap, Span, Width, Extent, Stretch, Reach, Lay out, Open out, Unfurl, Unroll, Roll out, Shake out, Expansion, Proliferation, Extension, Growth, Mushrooming, Increase, Escalation, Buildout, Advance, Advancement, Development, Bedspread, Bedcover, Cover, Coverlet, Throw, Afghan, Spread, Pâté

How to use Spread in a sentence?

  1. Low-fat spreads.
  2. The males antlers can attain a spread of six feet.
  3. I spread a towel on the sand and sat down.
  4. Warmer temperatures could help reduce the spread of the disease.
  5. He sighed, spreading jam on a croissant.
  6. When you are dealing in the commodities market knowing the spread can help you figure out where the big profits may lie.
  7. A double-page spread.
  8. She stood at the window looking at the town spread out below.
  9. Using the spread will allow you to dig deeper into a companies situation and find the right places to invest your money.
  10. Ken knew there would be some discrepancy in the stock price, but was surprised that the spread was so significant in just three months time.
  11. A patchwork spread.
  12. A wide spread of ages.

Meaning of Spread & Spread Definition