Textual thesaurus for "scatter"

(noun) scattering, strewing

the act of scattering

(noun) spread

a haphazard distribution in all directions

(verb) disperse, break up

cause to separate

break up kidney stones; disperse particles

(verb) dot, dust, disperse, sprinkle

distribute loosely

He scattered gun powder under the wagon

(verb) disperse, dissipate, spread out

move away from each other

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

(verb) dispel, disperse, dissipate, break up

to cause to separate and go in different directions

She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

(verb) spread, spread out

strew or distribute over an area

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