Definitions for distribute

Definitions for (verb) distribute

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: spread, distribute

Definition: distribute or disperse widely

Usage: The invaders spread their language all over the country

Main entry: stagger, distribute

Definition: to arrange in a systematic order

Usage: stagger the chairs in the lecture hall

Main entry: distribute, circulate, pass around, pass on

Definition: cause be distributed

Usage: This letter is being circulated among the faculty

Main entry: distribute, pass out, give out, hand out

Definition: give to several people

Usage: The teacher handed out the exams

Main entry: distribute, dole out, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, allot, administer, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot

Definition: administer or bestow, as in small portions

Usage: administer critical remarks to everyone present; dole out some money; shell out pocket money for the children; deal a blow to someone; the machine dispenses soft drinks

Main entry: distribute

Definition: make available

Usage: The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia

Main entry: distribute

Definition: be mathematically distributive

Main entry: distribute

Definition: be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses

Usage: Values distribute

Main entry: distribute

Definition: spread throughout a given area

Usage: the function distributes the values evenly

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