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Definition 1: act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for spreading in the sense of this definition

(spreading is a kind of ...) act of expanding in scope; making more widely available

"extension of the program to all in need"

(... is a kind of spreading ) the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area

(... is a kind of spreading ) the act of dispersing or diffusing something

"the dispersion of the troops" "the diffusion of knowledge"

(... is a kind of spreading ) the act of scattering

(... is a kind of spreading ) the spread of power away from the center to local branches or governments

Definition 2: the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for spreading in the sense of this definition

(spreading is a kind of ...) communication by means of transmitted signals

(... is a kind of spreading ) the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)

(... is a kind of spreading ) the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions

Definition 3: process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for spreading in the sense of this definition

(spreading is a kind of ...) a movement through space that changes the location of something

(... is a kind of spreading ) the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another

(... is a kind of spreading ) spreading widely or driving off

(... is a kind of spreading ) (pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body

"the tumor's invasion of surrounding structures"

(... is a kind of spreading ) (physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex

(... is a kind of spreading ) the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

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