verb (used with object), verb (used without object), outspread, outspreading.
to spread out; extend: an eagle outspreading its wings.
spread out; stretched out: outspread arms.
diffused abroad; widely disseminated: The outspread news had traveled quickly.
the act of spreading out; expansion: the rapid outspread of the early American colonists.
something that is spread out; an expanse: a vast outspread of rich farmland.
Origin: 1300–50; Middle English outspredden
(v.). See out-