GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of spread

Conjugation of the verb spread:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

spread

Past Simple:

spread

Past Partciple:

spread

Present Partciple:

spreading

Third Person Singular:

spreads

Definition:

1. To open something out or arrange it over a place or surface.
2. To expand, cover or reach a wider or increasing area.

Example(s):

1. She spread the towel over the sand and lay down to sunbathe.
2. Unfortunately, the illness spread to other areas of the body.

Similar verbs

The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as spread. They are:

- Verbs with similar forms in the infinitive, past simple, and past participle.
- Verbs like 'set, set, set'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
beset beset beset
bet bet bet
broadcast broadcast broadcast
burst burst burst
cast cast cast
cost cost cost
cut cut cut
fit fit fit
forcast forcast forcast
hit hit hit
hurt hurt hurt
input input/inputted input/inputted
knit knit/knitted knit/knitted
let let let
put put put
quit quit quit
read read read
set set set
shed shed shed
shut shut shut
slit slit slit
spit spat/spit spat/spit
split split split
spread spread spread
sublet sublet sublet
thrust thrust thrust
undercut undercut undercut
upset upset upset