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  Words related to disperse

Related / Similar Words: break up, scatter, circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, pass around, sprinkle, dot, dust, dissipate, spread out, dispel

 

Definition:
  • cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles";
  • cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news";
  • distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon";
  • move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";;
  • to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds";

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    Hyponyms: backscatter, sow, sough, popularize, popularise, vulgarize, vulgarise, generalize, generalise, carry, run, spray, spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash, sprinkle, bespangle, aerosolize, aerosolise, break, volley, disband

     

    Grouped Verbs: go around, spread, circulate

     

    Derivational Morphology: dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion, spread, spreading, scatter, airing, public exposure, broadcast, program, programme, propagation, extension, propagator, disseminator, circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway, circulation, dust, scattering, sprinkling, strewing, dissipation

     

     
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