Synonyms for diffuse

Synonyms for (verb) diffuse

Synonyms: diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, spread, pass around, broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, propagate

Definition: cause to become widely known

Usage: spread information; circulate a rumor; broadcast the news

Similar words: publicise, publicize, air, bare

Definition: make public

Usage: She aired her opinions on welfare


Synonyms: diffuse, penetrate, permeate, pervade, interpenetrate, imbue, riddle

Definition: spread or diffuse through

Usage: An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration; music penetrated the entire building; His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

Similar words: penetrate, perforate

Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest


Synonyms: diffuse, fan out, spread, spread out

Definition: move outward

Usage: The soldiers fanned out

Similar words: spread, distribute

Definition: distribute or disperse widely

Usage: The invaders spread their language all over the country

Synonyms for (adjective) diffuse

Synonyms: diffuse

Definition: spread out; not concentrated in one place

Usage: a large diffuse organization

Similar words: distributed

Definition: spread out or scattered about or divided up


Synonyms: diffuse

Definition: lacking conciseness

Usage: a diffuse historical novel

Similar words: prolix

Definition: tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length

Usage: editing a prolix manuscript; a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know