WordNet-Online
Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!

Google
 

scatter

 
Noun scatter has 2 senses
  1. scatter, spread - a haphazard distribution in all directions
    --1 is a kind of distribution, dispersion
    --1 has particulars: diffuseness
    Derived forms: verb scatter6, verb scatter3, verb scatter2, verb scatter1
  2. scatter, scattering, strewing - the act of scattering
    --2 is a kind of spread, spreading
    Derived forms: verb scatter6, verb scatter3, verb scatter2, verb scatter1
Verb scatter has 6 senses
  1. disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter - to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
    --1 is one way to separate, divide
    Derived forms: noun scatter1, noun scatter2, noun scattering4, noun scattering5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  2. disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out - move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
    --2 is one way to separate, part, split
    Derived forms: noun scatter1, noun scatter2, noun scattering5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse - distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
    --3 is one way to discharge
    Derived forms: noun scatter2, noun scatter1
    Sample sentence:
    They scatter sugar over the cake
  4. scatter - sow by scattering; "scatter seeds"
    --4 is one way to
    sow, sough, seed
    Derived form: noun scattering5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. break up, disperse, scatter - cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
    --5 is one way to change integrity
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. spread, scatter, spread out - strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
    --6 is one way to circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute
    Derived forms: noun scatter2, noun scatter1, noun scattering5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus