HyperDic: disperse

English > 6 senses of the word disperse:
VERBcontactdisperse, scatter, sprinkle, dot, dustdistribute loosely
motiondisperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatterto cause to separate and go in different directions
changedisperse, break up, scattercause to separate
motiondisperse, dissipate, scatter, spread outmove away from each other
contactdisperseseparate (light) into spectral rays
communicationdisperse, circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, pass aroundcause to become widely known
disperse > pronunciation
Soundsdihsper's
Rhymesadverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > disperse: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningDistribute loosely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsscatter, sprinkle, dot, dust
Narroweraerosolize, aerosolisedisperse as an aerosol
bespangledot or sprinkle with sparkling or glittering objects
spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swashdash a liquid / liquid upon or against
sprayscatter in a mass or jet of droplets
sprayBe discharged in sprays / sprays of liquid / liquid
sprinkle, splash, sploshCause (a liquid / liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
Broaderdischargepour forth or release
Spanishdispersar, esparcir, rociar, salpicar
Catalandispersar, escampar, escatxicar, espargir, esquitxar, ruixar
Adjectivesdispersivespreading by diffusion
English > disperse: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTo cause to separate and go in different directions.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsdissipate, dispel, break up, scatter
NarrowerdisbandCause to break up or cease to function
Broaderseparate, dividemake a division or separation
Spanishdisiparse, disipar, dispersar
Catalandispersar, dissipar-se, dissipar
Nounsdispersionthe act of dispersing / dispersing or diffusing something
English > disperse: 6 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCause to separate.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "disperse particles"
Synonymsbreak up, scatter
Narrowerbackscatterscatter (radiation) by the atoms of the medium through which it passes
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishdispersarse, dispersar
Catalandispersar-se, dispersar, escampar
English > disperse: 6 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove away from each other.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The crowds dispersed"
Synonymsdissipate, scatter, spread out
Narroweraerosolize, aerosoliseBecome dispersed as an aerosol
breakscatter or part
volleyBe dispersed in a volley
Broaderseparate, part, splitGo one's own way / way
Spanishdiseminarse, disipar, esparcirse
Catalandissipar-se, dissipar, escampar-se, escampar, espargir-se, espargir
Nounsdispersionspreading widely or driving off
English > disperse: 6 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningSeparate (light) into spectral rays.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the prosm disperses light"
Broaderseparatedivide into components or constituents
English > disperse: 6 senses > verb 6, communication
MeaningCause to become widely known.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscirculate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, pass around
Cause togo around, spread, circulateBecome widely known and passed on
Narrowercarry, runInclude as the content
podcastDistribute (multimedia files) over the internet for playback on a mobile device or a personal computer
popularize, popularise, vulgarize, vulgarise, generalize, generalisecater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public
sowintroduce into an environment
Broaderpublicize, publicise, air, baremake public
Similar togo around, spread, circulateBecome widely known and passed on
Spanishdifundir, diseminar, dispensar, dispersar, distribuir, divulgar, esparcir, propagar, repartir
Catalandifondre, dispensar, dispersar, disseminar, distribuir, propagar, repartir
Adjectivesdispersivespreading by diffusion
Nounsdispersion, dispersalthe act of dispersing / dispersing or diffusing something

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