HyperDic: strew

English > 2 senses of the word strew:
VERBcontactstrew, strawspread by scattering ("straw"is archaic)
strew > pronunciation
Rhymesaccrue ... untrue: 23 rhymes with ruw...
English > strew: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningspread by scattering ("straw"is archaic).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey strew papers over the floor
Example"strew toys all over the carpet"
NarrowerbestrewCover by strewing
littermake a place messy by strewing garbage around
Broaderspread, distributeDistribute or disperse widely
Spanishderramar, desparramar, dispersar, esparcir
Catalandispersar, escampar, espargir
Nounsstrewingthe act of scattering
English > strew: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover; be dispersed over.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey strew the floor with papers
Example"Dead bodies strewed the ground"
Broadercover, spread overform a cover over

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