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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.

  2. expanse(Noun)

    An amount of spread or stretch.

  3. Origin: 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

  2. Expanse(verb)

    to expand

  3. Origin: [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. 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.

  2. Abraham Kuyper:

    In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, That is mine

  3. 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.

  4. Gary Schuler:

    A classic emerald cut like this one allows for a wide expanse of pure material to be viewed without the distraction of a more complex facet arrangement, it's almost like looking at the glimmer of a reflecting pool.

  5. 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.

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