Definition of spread out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

spread out

 phrasal verb
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    spread out

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    spread yourself out

     
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  1. 1to stretch your body or arrange your things over a large area There's more room to spread out in first class. Do you have to spread yourself out all over the sofa?
  2. 2to separate from other people in a group, to cover a larger area The searchers spread out to cover the area faster.
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