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  Words related to scatter

Related / Similar Words: scattering, strewing, spread, break up, disperse, sprinkle, dot, dust, dissipate, spread out, dispel

 

Definition:
  • the act of scattering;
  • a haphazard distribution in all directions;
  • cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles";
  • distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon";
  • sow by scattering; "scatter seeds";
  • 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";
  • strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table";

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    Hyponyms: diffuseness, backscatter, spray, spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash, sprinkle, bespangle, aerosolize, aerosolise, break, volley, disband, manure, muck, birdlime, lime, circumfuse, distribute

     

    Derivational Morphology: strew, straw, spread, spread out, disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, sprinkle, dot, dust, diffuse, fan out, go around, circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, pass around, overspread, scattering, sprinkling, strewing, dissipation, dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion, spreading, broadcaster, spreader

     

    Anagrams: actress

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 散佈   Dutch: verstrooien  
    Finnish: sirottaa   French: disperser  
    German: zerstreuen   Italian: disperdere  
    Japanese: 散らばる   Korean: 흩다  
    Portuguese: espalhar   Russian: разбрасывать  
    Spanish: esparcir   Swedish: sprida  
     
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