Spreading in a sentence as a noun

A `NumericHalo` is a spreading ripple on the screen that fades.

A thought that is worth possibly spreading: despite protests to the contrary, terrorism does not pose an existential threat.

Fight the real enemy, and fight it with all means necessary - may those be alternative licenses, spreading the word, piracy, or straight out aggression[1].

Ironically they only succeeded in spreading the worst internet browser in human history this way.

All of Julie’s story involving the cofounder’s wife occurs only after Julie was spreading vicious rumors about him to even new employees.

They are here to stay and we're now in the business of managing themthere's no getting rid of them entirely and the statement about how humans are spreading them around is a bit disingenuous -- bees are spreading them around just as well.

The only way this change affects me personally is that it gives me one less thing to go in and switch off when I install a new Ubuntu system, but I'm glad they've got a pragmatic attitude toward the possibility of spreading themselves too thin.

As I'd mentioned on an earlier submission about W3C's site being inaccessible:A cool thing about Aaron's activism was that it involved building things, circumventing censorship, and spreading information, rather than sabotage and denial-of-service.

The analogous movements of today has unprecedented access to spreading their ideas through blogs and websites and social media and petition sites and collaboration services and who knows what else - most of it available instantly and almost or entirely free.

So, ladies and gentlemen, here's an idea worth spreading: in a capitalist economy, the true job creators are middle-class consumers, and taxing the rich to make investments to make the middle class grow and thrive is the single shrewdest thing we can do for the middle class, for the poor, and for the rich.

Spreading definitions


process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space

See also: spread


the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate

See also: dissemination airing


act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time

See also: spread