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Synonyms for scatter
ˈskæt ər

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scatter

    Synonyms:
    disperse, dissipate, divide, parcel, portion, spend, squander, waste

    Antonyms:
    accumulate, aggregate, amass, collect, gather, heap up, hoard, hoard up, pile up, store up

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scatter

    Synonyms:
    strew, sprinkle, disperse, spread, broadcast, dissipate, disseminate, propagate, squander

    Antonyms:
    collect, accumulate, heap, gather, save, husband

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scatter, spreadnoun

    a haphazard distribution in all directions

    Synonyms:
    bed cover, spread head, cattle ranch, counterpane, banquet, spread, bedcover, scattering, cattle farm, spreading, bedspread, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, gap, paste, ranch, strewing, facing pages

  2. scatter, scattering, strewingverb

    the act of scattering

    Synonyms:
    scattering, sprinkle, strewing, sprinkling, dispersion, spread

  3. disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatterverb

    to cause to separate and go in different directions

    "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"

    Synonyms:
    resolve, circulate, fragmentize, shoot, drive off, separate, spread, sever, interrupt, crash, dot, split up, pick, fool away, dismantle, circularise, break, spread out, break up, recess, disseminate, part, crock up, collapse, drive out, cut off, fragment, turn back, split, disperse, circularize, disrupt, chase away, drive away, fragmentise, frivol away, dissolve, dust, crack, pass around, sprinkle, fritter away, diffuse, broadcast, distribute, dissipate, propagate, fool, calve, break apart, disassemble, take apart, dispel, adjourn, fritter, crack up, decompose, break down, run off

  4. disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread outverb

    move away from each other

    "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";

    Synonyms:
    fritter, rotate, unfold, circularise, dissipate, shoot, disseminate, pass around, sprinkle, spread, dot, spread out, frivol away, fool, fool away, broadcast, fan out, string out, open, circularize, expand, splay, break up, propagate, dust, fritter away, dispel, circulate, disperse, distribute, turn out, diffuse

  5. scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperseverb

    distribute loosely

    "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

    Synonyms:
    circularise, dissipate, spit, pass around, sprinkle, spread, dot, spread out, diffuse, broadcast, disseminate, constellate, sparge, propagate, pitter-patter, splosh, circularize, break up, patter, dust, spatter, dispel, circulate, disperse, stud, splash, distribute, besprinkle

  6. scatterverb

    sow by scattering

    "scatter seeds"

    Synonyms:
    break up, sprinkle, dust, disperse, dot, spread, dispel, dissipate, spread out

  7. break up, disperse, scatterverb

    cause to separate

    "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, spread, interrupt, crash, dot, split up, pick, dismantle, break up, circularize, recess, sprinkle, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, pass around, dissolve, circularise, dust, crack, spread out, disassemble, break apart, distribute, diffuse, broadcast, calve, dissipate, propagate, break down, resolve, take apart, circulate, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, disseminate

  8. spread, scatter, spread outverb

    strew or distribute over an area

    "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"

    Synonyms:
    circularise, rotate, unfold, pass around, dissipate, overspread, disseminate, sprinkle, spread, dot, spread out, broadcast, open, fan out, string out, circularize, expand, break up, splay, go around, propagate, dust, dispel, circulate, disperse, distribute, turn out, diffuse

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scatterverb

    Synonyms:
    strew, sprinkle, throw about loosely

  2. scatterverb

    Synonyms:
    dissipate, disperse, diffuse, distribute, spread

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scatterverb

    Synonyms:
    dissipate, disperse, dispel, separate, intersperse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scatter":

    dispersion, dispersal, disperse, sparsity, sparse, scattering

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How to use scatter in a sentence?

  1. Saadi Shirazi:

    Be thou generous, and gentle, and forgiving; as God hath scattered upon thee, scatter thou upon others.

  2. Google Translate:

    In the smoke haze, the most abundant particles are around onemicrometre in size, but these particles do not change the colour of the light we see, there are also smaller particles, around 0.05 micrometres or less, that dont make up a lot of the haze but are still somewhat more abundant during a haze period [than a normal non-haze period]... but this is enough to give an extra tendency to scatter red light more in the forward and backward directions than blue light - and that is why would you see more red than blue.

  3. Clifford Villanueva Villalon:

    If you do not get the brilliance you expect from the sun during daytime, wait for the moonlight for your glitter to scatter.

  4. George Washington:

    May the father of all mercies scatter light, and not darkness, upon our paths, and make us in all our several vocations useful here, and in his own due time and way everlastingly happy.

  5. Jonathan Davis:

    We know dark matter exists around galaxies and we want to ask — if light from the galaxy can scatter off the dark matter, like a dust cloud, can you actually observe this light?

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Translations for scatter

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  • نثر, تفرقArabic
  • zerstreuen, streuenGerman
  • disĵetiEsperanto
  • esparcir, dispersar, desviarSpanish
  • پراکندن, پراکنده کردنPersian
  • sirottaa, sirota, sirotellaFinnish
  • éparpiller, se disperser, disperser, parsemer, dispersionFrench
  • breac, frasScottish Gaelic
  • sparpagliare, disperdere, cospargere, dilazionarsi, disperdersi, deflettereItalian
  • לְפַזֵרHebrew
  • 散布, 散乱, 蒔く, 散る, 散らす, 散らばる, 散らかす, 撒く, 播くJapanese
  • 흩다, 뿌리다, 흩어지다Korean
  • whakamararaMāori
  • spreNorwegian
  • verstrooien, uiteengaan, verspreiden, uiteenspattenDutch
  • spreieNorwegian Nynorsk
  • strøNorwegian
  • espalhar, dispersarPortuguese
  • разбрасывать, разбрызгать, рассеивать, разбрызгивать, рассеять, разбросатьRussian
  • skingra, beströ, strö ut, strö, skingras, spridaSwedish
  • చెల్లాచెదరుTelugu
  • กระจายThai
  • saçmak, serpiştirmek, yaymak, serpmek, dağılmak, savurmakTurkish
  • tiêu tanVietnamese
  • 分散Chinese

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