Synonyms for expanse
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ik-spans|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɪkˈspæns|
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Définition of expanseOrigin :
- 1660s, from Latin expansum, noun use of neuter of expansus, past participle of expandere (see expand).
- noun large space, usually open
- To the cast and north of our hill was an expanse of rolling, desolate wilderness.
- Extract from : « The Long Labrador Trail » by Dillon Wallace
- But take, for the moment, the mere obvious matter of expanse of territory.
- Extract from : « The American Mind » by Bliss Perry
- An expanse of smooth turf lay between the window and the sidewalk.
- Extract from : « A Yankee Flier Over Berlin » by Al Avery
- The ceiling was an expanse of ornament, with an electric chandelier for centre.
- Extract from : « A Great Man » by Arnold Bennett
- Beyond the volcano Jim could see what looked like an expanse of ocean.
- Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 » by Various
- To the one, the expanse of ocean could scarcely be considered "trackless."
- Extract from : « Stories of Comedy » by Various
- And as he swung it, Shann held it out over the expanse of the table.
- Extract from : « Storm Over Warlock » by Andre Norton
- The grass was like an expanse of gold, and below her the valley swam in golden mist.
- Extract from : « Heidi » by Johanna Spyri
- The expanse of foliage was surging in the wind like the waves of the sea.
- Extract from : « The Young Mountaineers » by Charles Egbert Craddock
- Could any way be found to cross the expanse that lay between them and the flagship?
- Extract from : « A Prisoner of Morro » by Upton Sinclair
Antonyms for expanse
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