spread to

spread to someone or something

to expand or extend to reach someone or something. The epidemic finally spread to me and my family. The business slowdown spread to the West Coast.
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References in classic literature ?
A year had not elapsed before the habit had spread to all but the very highest of the Nobility.
Insurance companies have what is often termed an interest-rate spread to cover expenses, benefit costs, and targeted profit margins.
the spread to be expected if only the bird species using the Caspian Sea flyway had been responsible for further spread.
H5N1 viruses grow so rapidly [in chickens] after infection that they spread to multiple organs, such as the lungs and brain," says Erich Hoffmann, a virologist at St.
It wouldn't be a surprise to see some of our chickens come down with this in the near future because it has spread to a number of other continents and many countries and there is a feeling among many experts that it's just a matter of time before we have some infected fowl in the United States,'' Fielding said.
As to the expected spread, unfortunately, at this time there is no reason to think beech scale will not spread to wherever there are beech trees.
By identifying which genes are overactive in certain breast tumors, researchers have discovered a genetic signature that could help doctors predict if and when a woman's cancer might spread to her lungs.
In this connection, note that the Conference Board, which added the yield curve spread to its index of leading indicators in 1996, announced in June 2005 that it will adjust its procedures so as to focus on the level and not on the change.
Without a doubt, the passing game is a must from this package, yet each year I find the spread to be our most effective run package as well--due to the advantages it creates.
Here, we're literally adding the point spread to the value of the stock which you can apply to the striking price.
In some models, the more fat animals eat, the more quickly breast tumors grow or spread to their lungs.
Instead, the IDT spread injection PLL takes in a 100MHz differential clock and adds spread to it to reduce EMI, thereby improving signal integrity.
The precursor of the H5N1 influenza virus that spread to humans in 1997 was first detected in Guangdong, China, in 1996, when it caused a moderate number of deaths in geese and attracted very little attention (5).
More than 4,000 jail cases have been identified since the outbreak began, and the infection has now spread to the population at large, officials said.
Malaria parasites inside the engineered mosquitoes either can't mature or can't spread to new hosts when the insects feed.