Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: spread
Function: noun
Text: 1 a decorative cloth used as a top covering for a bed <bought a brightly colored spread for summer> -- see COUNTERPANE
2 a large fancy meal often accompanied by ceremony or entertainment <they really know how to put out a good spread> -- see FEAST
3 a wide space or area <a vast spread of land just waiting to be settled> -- see EXPANSE
4 the distance or extent between possible extremes <the spread of grades was from 15 to 79 on that quiz> -- see RANGE 3
5 the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects <a spread of nearly 100 miles between farms> -- see DISTANCE