Definition of "expanse" []

  • A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky. (noun)
  • Expansion. (noun)
  • The distance or amount of expansion. (noun)
  • An uninterrupted surface of something that spreads or extends, esp over a wide area; stretch (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Expansion or extension (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "expanse" in a sentence
  • "Conveying the same feel and cloaked in a white expanse is this beautiful abode with chic interiors for those craving for serenity."
  • "It's like an awesome machine, so powerful yet limited in expanse -- a map revealing portals, requiring off-road after entry."
  • "The Hebrew term expanse can be used for "something beaten out or spread out like a covering"."