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scatter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scatter


scatter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scatter

  1. 1 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart the noise of the backfiring car scattered the pigeons Synonyms clear out, disband, dispel, disperse, dissipate, squander Related Words break up, isolate, part, segregate, separate, split (up); diffuse, disseminate, diverge, spread Near Antonyms agglutinate, conglomerate; unify, unite Antonyms assemble, cluster, collect, concentrate, congregate, gather, ingather

  2. 2 to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on the hillside was scattered with boulders deposited by the last ice age Synonyms bestrew, dot, pepper, sow, spot, spray, sprinkle, strew Related Words blanket, drizzle, dust; stud; dapple, fleck, speckle, stipple; bespatter, spatter

  3. 3 to go off in different directions and cease to exist as a body or unified whole these drunken revelers will quickly scatter when the police arrive Synonyms disassemble, dissipate, dissolve, disperseRelated Words branch (out), break up, disband, diverge, divide, fork, separate, spill; clear, disappear, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, go (away), meltNear Antonyms congregate, gather, meet


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