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  Definition of spreading
  1. act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time
  2. the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
  3. process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
  4. spreading by diffusion
  5. spreading over a wide area; "under the spreading chestnut tree"; "the spreading circle of lamplight"; "wide-spreading branches"
Similar Words: spread, dissemination, airing, public exposure, diffusing(a), diffusive, dispersive, disseminative, disseminating, scattering, wide-spreading

 

Hyponyms: circulation, dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion, scatter, scattering, strewing, decentralization, decentralisation, propagation, extension, invasion, irradiation, radiation

 

Derivational Morphology: spread, distribute, diffuse, spread out, fan out, scatter, circulate, circularize, circularise, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, disperse, pass around, overspread, go around

 

 
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