Textual thesaurus for "diffuse"

(adj) diffused, soft

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

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

cause to become widely known

spread information; circulate a rumor; broadcast the news

(verb) penetrate, permeate, pervade, interpenetrate, imbue, riddle

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

(verb) fan out, spread, spread out

move outward

The soldiers fanned out