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Synonyms for diffuse
dɪˈfyuz; -ˈfyus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diffuse(adj)

    spread out; not concentrated in one place

    "a large diffuse organization"

    diffused, soft

    concentrated, concise

  2. soft, diffuse, diffused(adj)

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

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

    concentrated, concise

  3. diffuse(verb)

    lacking conciseness

    "a diffuse historical novel"

    diffused, soft

    concentrated, concise

  4. diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out(verb)

    move outward

    "The soldiers fanned out"

    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

    concise, concentrated

  5. permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddle(verb)

    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"

    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

    concise, concentrated

  6. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around(verb)

    cause to become widely known

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

    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

    concentrated, concise

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. diffuse

    lengthy, long, prolix, tedious, verbose, wordy

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. diffuse

    discursive, prolix, verbose, diluted, copious

    laconic, epigrammatic, terse, condensed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. diffuse(v. a.)

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

  2. diffuse(a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    non-point, diffused, disseminate, broadcasts, fuzzy, defuse, blurred, fugitive, vague, scattered

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  • разсеян, дифузен, разпръсвам, разсейвам, разсейвам се, разпространявам, разпръсвам сеBulgarian
  • diffus, diffundierenGerman
  • difusoSpanish
  • levitä, hajanainen, diffundoitua, hajaantunut, hajottaa, diffuusi, hajaantua, lavea, levittää, hajotaFinnish
  • diffuser, diffusFrench
  • idirleath, idirleataIrish
  • terjed, áradHungarian
  • difuzarIdo
  • diffusoItalian
  • tūrererere, kona, tūringiringiMāori
  • diffus, diffundereNorwegian
  • difusoPortuguese
  • распространя́ться, рассе́иваться, распространи́ться, рассе́ивать, распространи́ть, рассе́ять, распространя́ть, рассе́ятьсяRussian
  • diffundera, diffusSwedish
  • dağınıkTurkish

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