Synonyms for spread out

Synonyms for (verb) spread out

Synonyms: string out, spread out

Definition: set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series

Usage: the houses were strung out in a long row

Similar words: set up, arrange

Definition: put into a proper or systematic order

Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order


Synonyms: spread, spread out, unfold, open

Definition: spread out or open from a closed or folded state

Usage: open the map; spread your arms

Similar words: undo

Definition: cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect

Usage: I wish I could undo my actions


Synonyms: disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out

Definition: move away from each other

Usage: The crowds dispersed; The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached;

Similar words: part, split, separate

Definition: go one's own way; move apart

Usage: The friends separated after the party


Synonyms: rotate, splay, spread out, turn out

Definition: turn outward

Usage: These birds can splay out their toes; ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees

Similar words: turn

Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs


Synonyms: diffuse, fan out, spread, spread out

Definition: move outward

Usage: The soldiers fanned out

Similar words: spread, distribute

Definition: distribute or disperse widely

Usage: The invaders spread their language all over the country


Synonyms: expand, spread out

Definition: extend in one or more directions

Usage: The dough expands

Similar words: grow

Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast


Synonyms: spread, spread out, scatter

Definition: strew or distribute over an area

Usage: He spread fertilizer over the lawn; scatter cards across the table

Similar words: distribute, circulate, pass around, pass on

Definition: cause be distributed

Usage: This letter is being circulated among the faculty