Synonyms and Antonyms of distribution

  1. 1 the act or process of giving out something to each member of a group <aid workers oversaw the distribution of medicine to the natives> Synonyms admeasurement, allocation, allotment, apportionment, disbursement, dispensation, division, issuance Related Words reallocation, reapportionment, redistribution, redivision, repartition; division, partition, separation

  2. 2 the way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another <the distribution of those stars has long suggested the form of a dipper> Synonyms arrangement, array, disposal, disposition, order, ordering, sequence, setupRelated Words continuity; precedence, priority; chain, procession, progression, succession; series; aligning (also alining), alignment (also alinement), lining up; design, layout, pattern, structure, systemNear Antonyms confusion, disorder, disorganization, disruption, upset; disconnection, disjointedness

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to decrease in size, extent, or degree

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