Synonyms of 'span'
1 periodDictionary, term, duration
The batteries had a life span of six hours.
2 extentDictionary, reach, spread
With a span of 6ft, her wings dominated the stage.
an estate about seven or eight acres in extent
The clothes they model are in easy reach of every woman.
The rhododendron grows to 18 inches with a spread of 24 inches.
It is about a metre in length.
They measured the distance between the island and the shore.
It's a very dangerous stretch of road.
1 extend over, cover, encompass
a man whose interests spanned almost every aspect of nature
His professional career spanned 16 years.
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a tree used to bridge the river
If you say that something comprises or is comprised of a number of things or people, you mean it has them as its parts or members.
The exhibition comprises 50 oils and watercolours.
Thesaurus for span from the Collins English Thesaurus
A span is the period of time between two dates or events during which something exists , functions , or happens .