outspread

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From out- +‎ spread. Cognate with Dutch uitspreiden (to outspread, stretch, unfold), Danish udsprede (to outspread), Swedish utspridda (to outspread).

Verb[edit]

outspread (third-person singular simple present outspreads, present participle outspreading, simple past and past participle outspread)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To spread out; expand; extend.

Adjective[edit]

outspread (comparative more outspread, superlative most outspread)

  1. extended outward, as one's arms
    She longed to fall into his outspread arms once again.

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