Textual thesaurus for "spread out"

(verb) string out

set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series

the houses were strung out in a long row

(verb) spread, unfold, open

spread out or open from a closed or folded state

open the map; spread your arms

(verb) disperse, dissipate, scatter

move away from each other

The crowds dispersed; The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached;

(verb) rotate, splay, turn out

turn outward

These birds can splay out their toes; ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees

(verb) diffuse, fan out, spread

move outward

The soldiers fanned out

(verb) expand

extend in one or more directions

The dough expands

(verb) spread, scatter

strew or distribute over an area

He spread fertilizer over the lawn; scatter cards across the table