move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
especially spread in a fan shape; "the peacock's fanned tail"; "the spread-out cards"
strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; "the houses were strung out in a long row"
turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series, as of houses in a long row