What is the definition of disperse?

Definitions for disperse

  • verb - cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
  • verb - cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
  • verb - distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
  • verb - separate (light) into spectral rays; "the prosm disperses light"
  • verb - move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
  • verb - to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
  • Pronounciation of disperse

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    Synonyms for disperse

    circulate disseminate diffuse dust circularize propagate pass around dissipate break up circularise broadcast sprinkle spread out scatter distribute spread dot dispel

    Antonyms for disperse

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    Holonyms for disperse

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    Hypernyms for disperse

    publicise separate air part change integrity bare split publicize discharge divide

    Hyponyms for disperse

    sow vulgarise run plash sprinkle break popularize generalize spray splash bespangle volley backscatter popularise generalise spatter splosh aerosolize disband podcast vulgarize carry splatter swash aerosolise

    Meronyms for disperse

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    Sounds like disperse

    deceiver decipher decipherer despair diaspora disappear disbar discover discoverer discovery disfavor disfavour dissever Duchess of Ferrara dysphoria