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Synonyms for span

extend over


extend across


Synonyms for span

the measure of how far or long something goes in space, time, or degree

the period during which someone or something exists

a specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events

a limited or specific period of time during which something happens, lasts, or extends

Synonyms for span

the complete duration of something

the distance or interval between two points

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a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)

the act of sitting or standing astride

to cover or extend over an area or time period

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