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diffuse

 
Adjective diffuse has 2 senses
  1. diffuse - spread out; not concentrated in one place; "a large diffuse organization"
    Antonym:
    concentrated (indirect, via distributed)
  2. diffuse - lacking conciseness; "a diffuse historical novel"
    Antonym:
    concise (indirect, via prolix)
Verb diffuse has 3 senses
  1. diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out - move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
    --1 is one way to spread, distribute
    Derived form: noun diffusion4
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue - spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"
    --2 is one way to penetrate, perforate
    Derived forms: noun diffusion4, noun diffusor1, noun diffusor2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around - cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
    --3 is one way to publicize, publicise, air, bare
    Derived form: noun diffusion4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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