Textual thesaurus for "disperse"

(verb) break up, scatter

cause to separate

break up kidney stones; disperse particles

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

cause to become widely known

spread information; circulate a rumor; broadcast the news

(verb) dot, dust, sprinkle, scatter

distribute loosely

He scattered gun powder under the wagon

(verb) dissipate, scatter, spread out

move away from each other

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

(verb) scatter, dispel, dissipate, break up

to cause to separate and go in different directions

She waved her hand and scattered the crowds