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Definition of "spread over" [spread over]

  • Form a cover over (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "spread over" in a sentence
  • "These sub-species have, through migrations and penetrations, spread over the entire world, and may be grouped into eighteen varieties according to the nature of the hair (smooth, bristly or coarse, and woolly)."
  • "This wave of bigotry which spread over the whole country in the early fifties had showed itself decidedly hostile to Catholics in Cincinnati in 1854, when Archbishop Bedini was the guest of"
  • "His fame as teacher spread over Europe, and Fulda became the most celebrated seat of learning in the Frankish Empire."