Definitions for scatter

Definitions for (noun) scatter

Main entry: scatter, scattering, strewing

Definition: the act of scattering

Main entry: spread, scatter

Definition: a haphazard distribution in all directions

Definitions for (verb) scatter

Main entry: disperse, break up, scatter

Definition: cause to separate

Usage: break up kidney stones; disperse particles

Main entry: dot, dust, disperse, sprinkle, scatter

Definition: distribute loosely

Usage: He scattered gun powder under the wagon

Main entry: scatter

Definition: sow by scattering

Usage: scatter seeds

Main entry: disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out

Definition: move away from each other

Usage: The crowds dispersed; The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached;

Main entry: scatter, dispel, disperse, dissipate, break up

Definition: to cause to separate and go in different directions

Usage: She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

Main entry: spread, spread out, scatter

Definition: strew or distribute over an area

Usage: He spread fertilizer over the lawn; scatter cards across the table

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