space - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/speɪs/
present tense
I/you/we/theyspace
he/she/itspaces
present participlespacing
past tensespaced
past participlespaced
  1. 1

    space

    or

    space out

    [transitive] to arrange objects, events, activities etc so that they are a particular time or distance apart

    Bean plants should be spaced three inches apart.

  2. 2

    space

    or

    space out

    [intransitive] mainly American informal to not pay attention to someone or something because you are thinking, tired, bored etc

    Say that again please. I spaced for a minute.