Word:

Scatter

Scat´ter
v. t.1.To strew about; to sprinkle around; to throw down loosely; to deposit or place here and there, esp. in an open or sparse order.
[imp. & p. p. Scattered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scattering.]
2.To cause to separate in different directions; to reduce from a close or compact to a loose or broken order; to dissipate; to disperse.
Scatter and disperse the giddy Goths.
- Shak.
3.Hence, to frustrate, disappoint, and overthrow; as, to scatter hopes, plans, or the like.
v. i.1.To be dispersed or dissipated; to disperse or separate; as, clouds scatter after a storm.
Noun1.scatter - a haphazard distribution in all directions
Synonyms: spread
2.scatter - the act of scattering
Synonyms: strewing, scattering
Verb1.scatter - to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
2.scatter - move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
3.scatter - distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
Synonyms: disperse, sprinkle, dot, dust
4.scatter - sow by scattering; "scatter seeds"
5.scatter - cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
Synonyms: disperse, break up
6.scatter - strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
Synonyms: spread out, spread
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