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Synonyms for diffuse
dɪˈfyuz; -ˈfyusdif·fuse

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. diffuse

    Synonyms:
    lengthy, long, prolix, tedious, verbose, wordy

    Antonyms:
    brief, compact, compendious, concise, condensed, laconic, neat, pithy, sententious, short, succinct, terse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. diffuse

    Synonyms:
    discursive, prolix, verbose, diluted, copious

    Antonyms:
    laconic, epigrammatic, terse, condensed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. diffuseadjective

    spread out; not concentrated in one place

    "a large diffuse organization"

    Synonyms:
    diffused, soft

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, concise

  2. soft, diffuse, diffusedadjective

    (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected

    Synonyms:
    cushy, indulgent, mild, piano, balmy, easy, voiced, soft, delicate, flabby, subdued, lenient, flaccid, gentle, sonant, easygoing, diffused

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, concise

  3. diffuseverb

    lacking conciseness

    "a diffuse historical novel"

    Synonyms:
    diffused, soft

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, concise

  4. diffuse, spread, spread out, fan outverb

    move outward

    "The soldiers fanned out"

    Synonyms:
    unfold, circularise, dissipate, penetrate, riddle, overspread, disseminate, pass around, spread, spread out, go around, broadcast, turn out, fan out, scatter, distribute, imbue, circularize, expand, permeate, splay, open, propagate, rotate, pervade, disperse, circulate, string out, interpenetrate

    Antonyms:
    concise, concentrated

  5. permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddleverb

    spread or diffuse through

    "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"

    Synonyms:
    fall into place, circulate, spread, infiltrate, interpenetrate, sink in, soak, penetrate, bottom, disperse, circularize, propagate, pass around, riddle, spread out, filter, come home, disseminate, perforate, dawn, hue, click, broadcast, screen, distribute, percolate, fan out, circularise, get across, fathom, imbue, get through, permeate, pervade

    Antonyms:
    concise, concentrated

  6. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass aroundverb

    cause to become widely known

    "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"

    Synonyms:
    circulate, beam, shell out, fan out, lot, spread, mobilize, pervade, pass on, dish out, dissipate, deal out, allot, dot, overspread, break up, dispense, interpenetrate, dole out, unfold, penetrate, deal, parcel out, disperse, circularize, administer, give out, spread out, open, go around, pass around, sprinkle, hand out, mete out, dispel, mobilise, broadcast, distribute, pass out, propagate, scatter, transmit, air, circularise, send, riddle, dust, stagger, imbue, permeate, disseminate, circle

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, concise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. diffuseverb

    Synonyms:
    disperse, scatter, disseminate, spread, circulate, propagate, distribute, pour out, send abroad, spread abroad

  2. diffuseadjective

    Synonyms:
    prolix, copious, rambling, loose, verbose, wordy, diffusive, long-winded, long-spun, spun out

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. diffuseadjective

    Synonyms:
    copious, full, verbose, prolix

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How to use diffuse in a sentence?

  1. Albert Ogien:

    May '68 was all about having an actual revolution against capitalism. Now it's much more diffuse... and it's hard to have another May '68 if you don't have one clearly identified common enemy.

  2. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    Our nation faces a host of serious, varied and evolving challenges. Our highest priority must always be the security of our homeland, and we are acting aggressively to diffuse threats, we continue to investigate and apprehend those who seek to harm us, including upwards of 70 individuals charged since 2013 for conduct related to foreign fighter activity, and home-grown violent extremism.

  3. Martin Cordiner:

    The diffuse ISM can be considered as the starting point for the chemical processes that ultimately give rise to planets and life, so fully identifying its contents provides information on the ingredients available to create stars and planets.

  4. Jonathan Davis:

    These telescopes were designed to look for diffuse light around galaxies. Not in the context of dark matter, but you can repurpose the data to look for this glow, [The Dragonfly telescopes] are really good at looking for this high contrast between the really bright galactic center and the really dim outskirts of galaxies.

  5. Darby Hoover:

    A lot of people think of an island of floating garbage, people envision that there are forms of an island you can see on Google Earth -- it's much more diffuse than that.


Translations for diffuse

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  • разпространявам, разсейвам се, разсейвам, разпръсвам се, разпръсвам, дифузен, разсеянBulgarian
  • diffundieren, diffusGerman
  • difusoSpanish
  • hajaantunut, hajottaa, lavea, levittää, diffuusi, hajota, diffundoitua, hajanainen, levitä, hajaantuaFinnish
  • diffuser, diffusFrench
  • idirleata, idirleathIrish
  • árad, terjedHungarian
  • difuzarIdo
  • diffusoItalian
  • kona, tūringiringi, tūrererereMāori
  • diffundere, diffusNorwegian
  • difusoPortuguese
  • рассе́ять, распространя́ть, распространи́ть, рассе́ивать, распространи́ться, рассе́яться, рассе́иваться, распространя́тьсяRussian
  • diffus, diffunderaSwedish
  • dağınıkTurkish

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