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bespread

be·spread

bespread

pronunciation:
b spred
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bespread, bespreading, bespreads
definition: to spread over or cover (usu. fol. by with).
The queen's dressing table was bespread with jewels.
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The word bespread contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.