English translation of फैलाना
फैलानाPowered by COBUILD /phailana/
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/phailana, phailAnA, phailaanaa, phailānā/
1. dilate transitive or intransitive verb
When things such as blood vessels or the pupils of your eyes dilate, or when something dilates them, they become wider or bigger. ⇒ Exercise dilates blood vessels.
2. disperse transitive or intransitive verb
When things disperse, or when you disperse them, they spread over a wide area. ⇒ The leaflets were dispersed throughout the country.
3. enlarge transitive or intransitive verb
If you enlarge something, or if it enlarges, it becomes bigger. ⇒ They will either enlarge their kitchen or buy a new house. ⇒ The European Union has enlarged. ⇒ ...enlarged photographs.
4. expand transitive or intransitive verb
If something expands, or if you expand it, it becomes larger. ⇒ The old Greek city was expanded by the Romans. ⇒ I own a bookshop and want to expand the business.
5. extend transitive verb
If you extend something, you make it bigger, or make it last longer or include more. ⇒ We thought about extending the house. ⇒ They have extended the deadline by twenty-four hours.
6. extend transitive verb
If you extend a part of your body, you straighten it or stretch it out. ⇒ Marshall extended his hand to Kelly.
7. peddle transitive verb
If someone peddles an idea or piece of information, they try to get people to accept it; used showing disapproval. ⇒ They both continue to peddle different stories about the negotiations.
8. spread transitive or intransitive verb
If something spreads, or if it is spread by people, it gradually reaches or affects a larger and larger area or more and more people. ⇒ Cholera is not spreading as quickly as it did in the past.
9. spread transitive verb
If you spread a substance on a surface, you put a thin layer of the substance over the surface. ⇒ Spread the bread with the cheese.
10. spread transitive verb
If you spread something somewhere, you open it out or arrange it over a place or surface, so that all of it can be seen or used easily. ⇒ She spread a towel on the sand and lay on it.
11. straddle transitive verb
Someone or something that straddles different periods, groups, or fields of activity exists in, belongs to, or takes elements from them all. ⇒ He straddles African and Western cultures, using the best from each.
12. stretch phrasal verb
If you stretch out a part of your body, you hold it out straight. ⇒ He stretched out his hand to grab me.
13. unfold transitive or intransitive verb
If someone unfolds something which has been folded or if it unfolds, it is opened out and becomes flat. ⇒ He quickly unfolded the blankets.
14. widen transitive or intransitive verb
If something widens, or if you widen it, it becomes greater in range, size, or variety or affects a larger number of people or things. ⇒ The search for my brother widened. ⇒ ...the widening gap between Britain's best and worst paid.
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Translation of फैलाना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary