Synonyms of disperse


1. scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse, discharge

usage: distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

2. disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter, separate, divide

usage: to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"

3. break up, disperse, scatter, change integrity

usage: cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"

4. disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out, separate, part, split

usage: move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";

5. disperse, separate

usage: separate (light) into spectral rays; "the prosm disperses light"

6. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around, publicize, publicise, air, bare

usage: cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"

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Definition and meaning of disperse (Dictionary)