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Meaning & Definition of Scatter in English

English

Scatter

/skætər/

noun

1. A haphazard distribution in all directions

    synonym:
  • scatter
  • ,
  • spread

2. The act of scattering

    synonym:
  • scatter
  • ,
  • scattering
  • ,
  • strewing

verb

1. To cause to separate and go in different directions

  • "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
    synonym:
  • disperse
  • ,
  • dissipate
  • ,
  • dispel
  • ,
  • break up
  • ,
  • scatter

2. Move away from each other

  • "The crowds dispersed"
  • "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached"
    synonym:
  • disperse
  • ,
  • dissipate
  • ,
  • scatter
  • ,
  • spread out

3. Distribute loosely

  • "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
    synonym:
  • scatter
  • ,
  • sprinkle
  • ,
  • dot
  • ,
  • dust
  • ,
  • disperse

4. Sow by scattering

  • "Scatter seeds"
    synonym:
  • scatter

5. Cause to separate

  • "Break up kidney stones"
  • "Disperse particles"
    synonym:
  • break up
  • ,
  • disperse
  • ,
  • scatter

6. Strew or distribute over an area

  • "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"
  • "Scatter cards across the table"
    synonym:
  • spread
  • ,
  • scatter
  • ,
  • spread out