HyperDic: scatter

English > 8 senses of the word scatter:
VERBmotionscatter, disperse, dissipate, dispel, break upto cause to separate and go in different directions
motionscatter, disperse, dissipate, spread outmove away from each other
contactscatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, dispersedistribute loosely
contactscattersow by scattering
changescatter, break up, dispersecause to separate
motionscatter, spread, spread outstrew or distribute over an area
NOUNattributescatter, spreada haphazard distribution in all directions
actscatter, scattering, strewingthe act of scattering
scatter > pronunciation
Soundsskae'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > scatter: 8 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA haphazard distribution in all directions.
Synonymspread
NarrowerdiffusenessThe spatial property of being spread out over a wide area or through a large volume
Broaderdistribution, dispersionThe spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
Spanishpropagación
Catalanpropagació
Verbsscatterdistribute loosely
scattermove away from each other
scatterto cause to separate and go in different directions
scatterstrew or distribute over an area
English > scatter: 8 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of scattering.
Synonymsscattering, strewing
Broaderspread, spreadingAct of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time
Spanishderrame, desbandada, dispersión
Catalandesbandada, dispersió
Verbsscatterdistribute loosely
scattermove away from each other
scatterto cause to separate and go in different directions
scatterstrew or distribute over an area
English > scatter: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTo cause to separate and go in different directions.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
Synonymsdisperse, dissipate, dispel, break up
NarrowerdisbandCause to break up or cease to function
Broaderseparate, dividemake a division or separation
Spanishdisiparse, disipar, dispersar
Catalandispersar, dissipar-se, dissipar
Nounsscatter, scatteringthe act of scattering
scattera haphazard distribution in all directions
scatteringspreading widely or driving off
English > scatter: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove away from each other.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached"
Synonymsdisperse, dissipate, 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
Nounsscatter, scatteringthe act of scattering
scattera haphazard distribution in all directions
English > scatter: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningDistribute loosely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey scatter sugar over the cake
Example"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
Synonymssprinkle, dot, dust, disperse
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
Nounsscatterthe act of scattering
scattera haphazard distribution in all directions
English > scatter: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningsow by scattering.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"scatter seeds"
Broadersow, seedplace (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
Spanishdesparramar, desperdigar, diseminar, dispersar, esparcir
Catalandispersar, escampar, espargir
Nounsscatteringthe act of scattering
English > scatter: 8 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningCause to separate.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsbreak up, disperse
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 > scatter: 8 senses > verb 6, motion
Meaningstrew or distribute over an area.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "scatter cards across the table"
Synonymsspread, spread out
Narrowerbirdlime, limeSpread birdlime on branches to catch birds
circumfuseSpread something around something
distributeSpread throughout a given area
manure, muckSpread manure, as for fertilization
Broadercirculate, pass around, pass on, distributeCause be distributed
Spanishdifundir, dispersar, esparcir, extender, propagar, tender
Catalandispersar, escampar-se, escampar, espargir-se, espargir, estendre, estirar-se, propagar
Nounsscatter, scatteringthe act of scattering
scattera haphazard distribution in all directions

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict