The fires looked to be the same as the ones in Hollywood but were spread out over a larger area.
Season with salt and pepper and spread out on a large baking sheet.
The plight of Aimee Copeland has spread out over the Internet in horrifying detail, prompting ubiquitous Google searches.
I would sit them down at the kitchen table, spread out all of my pictures and letters and a map of Iraq.
Demonstrations for Malala have spread out of Pakistan—not just to Bangladesh, India, and Afghanistan, but around the world.
Mr. Robert Carlaw spread out his hands with an air of charming frankness.
Letty spread out her dinner, and David made her a fire among the rocks.
As you stand on the broad boulevard leading above the first town, the other two spread out beneath on either hand.
He spread out his hands, rejoicing in the remembrance of his graceful compliments.
On the edge of the iron sink primly washed and spread out to dry, was a tattered old rag.
c.1200, "to stretch out, to send in various directions," probably from Old English -sprædan (especially in tosprædan "to spread out," and gesprædung "spreading"), from Proto-Germanic *spraidijanan (cf. Danish sprede, Old Swedish spreda, Middle Dutch spreiden, Old High German and German spreiten "to spread"), probably from PIE *sper- "to strew" (see sprout (v.)). Reflexive sense of "to extend, expand" is attested from mid-14c.
1690s, "extent or expanse of something," from spread (v.). Meaning "copious meal" dates from 1822; sense of "food for spreading" (butter, jam, etc.) is from 1812. Sense of "bed cover" is recorded from 1848, originally American English. Meaning "degree of variation" is attested from 1929. Meaning "ranch for raising cattle" is attested from 1927.
The free market in petroleum, outside the price scales set by the producers' organization
[1982+; spot oil is found by 1888]