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.
A local variety when once thus formed might subsequently slowly spread to other districts.
It appeared to her that the sounds spread to a distance beneath the vaulted roofs, and carried with them a magic charm to soften the hearts of her jailers.
In September 2010, WorldSpreads was the first and still the only spread betting company to reduce the spread to zero.
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.
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.
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.
Malaria parasites inside the engineered mosquitoes either can't mature or can't spread to new hosts when the insects feed.
You really can't do much about it, so we're just trying to educate people so it doesn't spread to other areas because it's already out of hand,'' Laird said.
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).