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Meaning of SPREADING

Pronunciation:  spr'eding

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time
  2. [n]  the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
  3. [n]  process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
  4. [adj]  spreading by diffusion
  5. [adj]  spreading over a wide area; "under the spreading chestnut tree"; "the spreading circle of lamplight"; "wide-spreading branches"

SPREADING is a 9 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: airing, broad, diffusing(a), diffusive, dispersive, disseminating, dissemination, disseminative, distributive, public exposure, scattering, spread, spread, wide, wide-spreading
 See Also: change of location, circulation, circulation, decentralisation, decentralization, diffusion, diffusion, dispersal, dispersion, dispersion, dissemination, extension, extension, invasion, irradiation, propagation, radiation, scatter, scattering, scattering, strewing, transmission, travel