- Plural. of padre - a military priest
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Definition for: DRAPES
- Arrange in a particular way; "drape a cloth"
- Place casually; "The cat draped herself on the sofa"
- Cover or dress loosely with cloth; "drape the statue with a sheet"
- Hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
- Cover as if with clothing; "the mountain was clothed in tropical trees"
- A sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility of contamination
- The manner in which fabric hangs or falls; "she adjusted the drape of her skirt"
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- (imp. & p. p.) of Parse
- (imp. & p. p.) of Rasp
- (n.) One who, or that which, spades; specifically, a digging machine.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Spare
- (imp. & p. p.) of Spread
- (v. t.) To extend in length and breadth, or in breadth only; to stretch or expand to a broad or broader surface or extent; to open; to unfurl; as, to spread a carpet; to spread a tent or a sail.
- (v. t.) To extend so as to cover something; to extend to a great or grater extent in every direction; to cause to fill or cover a wide or wider space.
- (v. t.) To divulge; to publish, as news or fame; to cause to be more extensively known; to disseminate; to make known fully; as, to spread a report; -- often acompanied by abroad.
- (v. t.) To propagate; to cause to affect great numbers; as, to spread a disease.
- (v. t.) To diffuse, as emanations or effluvia; to emit; as, odoriferous plants spread their fragrance.
- (v. t.) To strew; to scatter over a surface; as, to spread manure; to spread lime on the ground.
- (v. t.) To prepare; to set and furnish with provisions; as, to spread a table.
- (v. i.) To extend in length and breadth in all directions, or in breadth only; to be extended or stretched; to expand.
- (v. i.) To be extended by drawing or beating; as, some metals spread with difficulty.
- (v. i.) To be made known more extensively, as news.
- (v. i.) To be propagated from one to another; as, the disease spread into all parts of the city.
- (n.) Extent; compass.
- (n.) Expansion of parts.
- (n.) A cloth used as a cover for a table or a bed.
- (n.) A table, as spread or furnished with a meal; hence, an entertainment of food; a feast.
- (n.) A privilege which one person buys of another, of demanding certain shares of stock at a certain price, or of delivering the same shares of stock at another price, within a time agreed upon.
- (n.) An unlimited expanse of discontinuous points.
- Imp. & p. p. of Spread, v.