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Synonyms for scattering
ˈskæt ər ɪŋscat·ter·ing

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  1. scattering, sprinklingnoun

    a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly

    "the first scatterings of green"; "a sprinkling of grey at his temples"

    Synonyms:
    sprinkle, sprinkling, strewing, dispersion, sparge, aspersion, scatter

  2. scatteringnoun

    the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions

    Synonyms:
    scatter, sprinkle, strewing, dispersion, sprinkling

  3. scattering, sprinkle, sprinklingnoun

    a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby

    Synonyms:
    sprinkle, sprinkling, strewing, dispersion, sparge, aspersion, scatter

  4. dispersion, scatteringnoun

    spreading widely or driving off

    Synonyms:
    diffusion, sprinkle, sprinkling, strewing, dispersion, dissemination, distribution, scatter, dispersal

  5. scatter, scattering, strewingnoun

    the act of scattering

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scatteringadjective

    Synonyms:
    scattered, sporadic

  2. scatteringnoun

    Synonyms:
    dissipation, dispersion, interspersion

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  1. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee:

    The Biden Administration refuses to secure the border and is instead scattering unaccompanied kids all over the country with no regard for the consequences, when we push back and demand answers, they cut off transparency and embolden one of the worst human trafficking crises we’ve seen at our border in the last 20 years.

  2. Chad Gergley:

    On top of a revenue hit that businesses in town are taking, we're taking a people hit with employees scattering.

  3. Benjamin Horton:

    People started screaming and I could hear the trampling of a large number of people coming down the terminal. By the looks on people's faces and the way that they were scattering it seemed to me that people were trying to get away from a shooter by the body language and the way that some were hiding and others were running.

  4. Vitaly Kim:

    Also, as a result of the scattering of munitions and their fragments, fires occurred in open areas in the city.

  5. Willoid Williams:

    I saw people falling, scattering and scrambling.


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