Definitions for disperse

Definitions for (verb) disperse

Main entry: disperse, break up, scatter

Definition: cause to separate

Usage: break up kidney stones; disperse particles

Main entry: diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, spread, pass around, broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, propagate

Definition: cause to become widely known

Usage: spread information; circulate a rumor; broadcast the news

Main entry: dot, dust, disperse, sprinkle, scatter

Definition: distribute loosely

Usage: He scattered gun powder under the wagon

Main entry: disperse

Definition: separate (light) into spectral rays

Usage: the prosm disperses light

Main entry: disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out

Definition: move away from each other

Usage: The crowds dispersed; The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached;

Main entry: scatter, dispel, disperse, dissipate, break up

Definition: to cause to separate and go in different directions

Usage: She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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