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distribute

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of distribute

  1. 1 to arrange or assign according to type distribute the assignments according to seniority Synonyms of distribute assort, break down, categorize, class, codify, compartment, compartmentalize, digest, distinguish, classify, grade, group, peg, place, range, rank, relegate, separate, sort, typeWords Related to distribute array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, systematize; alphabetize, catalog (or catalogue), file, index, list, refer; pigeonhole, shelve; identify, recognize; cull, screen, set, sieve, sift, winnow; clump, cluster, colligate; recategorize, reclassify, regroup; subcategorizeNear Antonyms of distribute confuse, disarrange, jumble, lump, mix (up), scramble; misclassify, missort, mistype

  2. 2 to give as a share or portion committed to distributing the school's limited scholarship money so that it benefits more students Synonyms of distribute allocate, allow, apportion, assign, allot, lot, rationWords Related to distribute admeasure, administer, deal, dispense, divide, dole out, hand out, measure, mete (out), meter, parcel (out), part, portion, prorate, share (out), split; accord, award, give, grant; earmark, reserve; chip in, contribute, donate; reallocate, reapportion, reassign, redistributeNear Antonyms of distribute begrudge, deny, deprive (of); keep, retain, stint, withhold; appropriate, arrogate, confiscate

  3. 3 to give out (something) to appropriate individuals distributed pamphlets on recycling to everyone in the neighborhood Synonyms of distribute allocate, apportion, deal (out), dispense, administer, dole out, hand out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorateWords Related to distribute admeasure, allot, allow, appropriate, assign, dish out, divide, divvy (up), dollop (out), lot, measure (out), part, proportion, ration, redistribute, set, share (out), split; bestow, disburse, furnish, issue, provide, share, supply; circulate, disperse, disseminate, scatter, spread; chip in, contribute, donate, pledge; reallocate, reapportionNear Antonyms of distribute begrudge, decline, deny, deprive (of), disallow, refuse, reject, withhold; niggle (out), pinch, skimp, stintAntonyms of distribute misallocate



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