Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun spread-eagle

2 senses of spread eagle

Sense 1
spread eagle -- (an emblem (an eagle with wings and legs spread) on the obverse of the Great Seal of the United States)
       => emblem, allegory -- (a visible symbol representing an abstract idea)

Sense 2
spread eagle -- (a skating figure executed with the skates heel to heel in a straight line)
       => figure -- (a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating; "she made the best score on compulsory figures")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb spread-eagle

5 senses of spread-eagle

Sense 1
spread-eagle -- (stretch out completely; "They spread-eagled him across the floor")
       => stretch, extend -- (extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head")

Sense 2
spread-eagle -- (stretch over; "His residences spread-eagle the entire county")
       => range, straddle -- (range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants straddle the entire state")

Sense 3
spread-eagle -- (execute a spread eagle on skates, with arms and legs stretched out)
       => figure skate -- (dance on skates)

Sense 4
spread-eagle -- (stand with arms and legs spread out)
       => sprawl -- (sit or lie with one's limbs spread out)

Sense 5
spread-eagle, spreadeagle, rout -- (defeat disastrously)
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game")
                                                                         

Antonyms of adj spread-eagle

1 sense of spread-eagle

Sense 1
spread-eagle -- (with arms and legs stretched out and apart; "lay spread-eagle on the floor")

INDIRECT (VIA extended) -> unextended -- (not extended or stretched out; "an unextended arm")

Similarity of adj spread-eagle

1 sense of spread-eagle

Sense 1
spread-eagle -- (with arms and legs stretched out and apart; "lay spread-eagle on the floor")
       => extended (vs. unextended) -- (fully extended or stretched forth; "an extended telescope"; "his extended legs reached almost across the small room"; "refused to accept the extended hand")

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