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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dispreadverb

    spread abroad or out

    "The sun dispread its beams"


  1. dispreadverb

    To spread out, to extend.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Dispreadverb

    To spread different ways. In this word, and a few others, dis has the same force as in Latin composition, and means, different ways; in different directions.

    Etymology: dis and spread.

    As morning sun her beams dispreaden clear,
    And in her face fair truth and mercy doth appear. Fa. Qu.

    Over him, art striving to compare
    With nature, did an arbour green dispread,
    Framed of wanton ivy, flowing fair,
    Through which the fragrant eglantine did spread
    His pricking arms, entrail’d with roses red. Fairy Queen.

    Above, below, around, with art dispread,
    The sure inclosure folds the genial bed. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.


  1. dispread

    Dispread is a verb that means spreading something widely or being spread widely. It can refer to anything such as information, substances, influence, disease etc., that is distributed or diffused widely across a wide area or among many people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dispreadverb

    to spread abroad, or different ways; to spread apart; to open; as, the sun dispreads his beams

  2. Dispreadverb

    to extend or expand itself

  3. Etymology: [Pref. dis- + spread.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dispread

    dis-pred′, v.t. to spread in different ways.—v.i. to spread out: to expand.—Spenser has the forms dispred, dispredden, disprad.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dispread in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dispread in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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