Synonyms for expanse

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ik-spans
Phonetic Transcription : ɪkˈspæns

Top 10 synonyms for expanse Other synonyms for the word expanse

Définition of expanse

Origin :
  • 1660s, from Latin expansum, noun use of neuter of expansus, past participle of expandere (see expand).
  • noun large space, usually open
Example sentences :
  • 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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