Definition of Outspread

1. Adjective. Fully extended in width. "With arms spread wide"

Exact synonyms: Spread
Similar to: Extended



Definition of Outspread

1. v. t. To spread out; to expand; -- usually as a past part. or adj.

Definition of Outspread

1. Verb. (ambitransitive) To spread out; expand; extend. ¹

2. Adjective. extended outward, as one's arms ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outspread

1. [v -SPREAD, -SPREADING, -SPREADS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outspread

outspend
outspending
outspends
outspent
outspin
outspoke
outspoken
outspokenly
outspokenness
outspokennesses
outsport
outsported
outsporting
outsports
outsprang
outspread (current term)
outspreading
outspreadingly
outspreads
outspring
outspringing
outsprings
outsprint
outsprinted
outsprinting
outsprints
outsprung
outsquawk
outsquawked
outsquawking

Literary usage of Outspread

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... 380 Clutching with outspread fingers at the earth : And Argos with glad shout dragg'd off her slain, And stripp'd the armour off them, fairly won. ..."

2. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... The house-dog on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowsy head, The cat's dark silhouette on the wall A couchant tiger's seemed to fall; And, ..."

3. The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1878)
"was sometimes represented with the scarabaeus, in lieu of a head, either with closed or outspread wings ; but his usual form was a human figure with the ..."

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