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scatters

noun
plural of scatter

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scatters

verb
present tense third-person singular of scatter

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1 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart
  • the noise of the backfiring car scattered the pigeons

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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

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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

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“Scatters.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scatters. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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