Dispread
Dispread Dis*pread", v. t. [Pref. dis- + spread.] To spread abroad, or different ways; to spread apart; to open; as, the sun dispreads his beams. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dispread — Dis*pread , v. i. To extend or expand itself. [R.] [1913 Webster] While tyrant Heat, dispreading through the sky. Thomson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispread — index diffuse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dispread — dispreader, n. /di spred /, v.t., v.i., dispread, dispreading. to spread out; extend. Also, disspread. [1580 90; DI 2 + SPREAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • dispread — /dɪsˈprɛd/ (say dis pred) verb (t) (dispread, dispreading) Obsolete to spread (something) out; extend …   Australian English dictionary

  • dispread — verb spread abroad or out The sun dispread its beams • Hypernyms: ↑expand, ↑spread out • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispread — transitive verb Date: 1590 to spread abroad or out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dispread — verb To spread out, to extend. In widest Ocean she her throne does reare, / That ouer all the earth it may be seene; / As morning Sunne her beames dispredden cleare [...] …   Wiktionary

  • dispread — di·spread …   English syllables

  • disspread — variant of dispread * * * /di spred /, v.t., v.i., disspread, disspreading. dispread. * * * disspread see dispread …   Useful english dictionary

  • Despread — De*spread , v. t. & i. See {Dispread}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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