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English verb: fan out

1. fan out (motion) move outward


SamplesThe soldiers fanned out.


Synonymsdiffuse, spread, spread out


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)distribute, spread


Narrower (hyponym)bleed, creep, mantle, percolate, run









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