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Synonyms of scattered

Verb


1. 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"

2. 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";

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

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

4. scatter, sow, seed

usage: sow by scattering; "scatter seeds"

5. break up, disperse, scatter, change integrity

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

6. spread, scatter, spread out, circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute

usage: strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"

Adjective


1. scattered, distributed (vs. concentrated)

usage: occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space; "scattered showers"; "scattered villages"

2. confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected, incoherent (vs. coherent)

usage: lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"

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