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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweep, expanse(noun)

    a wide scope

    "the sweep of the plains"

  2. area, expanse, surface area(noun)

    the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary

    "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"

  3. expanse(noun)

    a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky


  1. expanse(Noun)

    A wide stretch, usually of sea, sky, or land.

    Etymology: From expandere.

  2. expanse(Noun)

    An amount of spread or stretch.

    Etymology: From expandere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expanse(noun)

    that which is expanded or spread out; a wide extent of space or body; especially, the arch of the sky

    Etymology: [From L. expansus, p. p. of expandere. See Expand.]

  2. Expanse(verb)

    to expand

    Etymology: [From L. expansus, p. p. of expandere. See Expand.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expanse in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expanse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of expanse in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Graziano:

    This is the broadest expanse of area in the United States that weve projected with an elevated risk that I can remember, is this the perfect storm? I dont know.

  2. Unknown:

    Fishing gives you a sense of where you fit in the sceme of things - Your place in the universe...I, mean, here I am, one small guy with a fishing pole on this vast beach and out there in the blue expanse of ocean are these hundreds of millions of fish...laughing at me.

  3. Kittredge Cherry:

    Once you love someone, that love lasts forever in the universe. Love never ends. Satan’s big lie was that hatred, fear, sin, and death can sometimes conquer love. No. Time makes them fade, while love endures forever. Love—love in any form whatsoever, any love that is ever loved—remains and is gradually filling the vast expanse of the universe.

  4. Robert G. Ingersoll:

    Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought...

  5. Roisin Lavelle:

    It's lovely, mostly all you see is waves and rocks, so it has been been really lovely to see a big expanse of sand.

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