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 Dictionary entry overview: What does metastasize mean? 

  The verb METASTASIZE has 1 sense:

1. spread throughout the body

  Familiarity information: METASTASIZE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Spread throughout the body

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care


metastasise; metastasize

Context example:

the cancer had metastasized and the patient could not be saved

Hypernyms (to "metastasize" is one way to...):

distribute; spread (distribute or disperse widely)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Something is ----ing PP

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