Synonyms for (verb) distribute

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: publicise, publicize, air, bare

Definition: make public

Usage: She aired her opinions on welfare


Synonyms: stagger, distribute

Definition: to arrange in a systematic order

Usage: stagger the chairs in the lecture hall

Similar words: set up, arrange

Definition: put into a proper or systematic order

Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order


Synonyms: distribute, circulate, pass around, pass on

Definition: cause be distributed

Usage: This letter is being circulated among the faculty

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: distribute, pass out, give out, hand out

Definition: give to several people

Usage: The teacher handed out the exams

Similar words: gift, give, present

Definition: give as a present; make a gift of

Usage: What will you give her for her birthday?


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: give

Definition: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

Usage: I gave her my money; can you give me lessons?; She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care


Synonyms: distribute

Definition: make available

Usage: The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia

Similar words: transfer

Definition: cause to change ownership

Usage: I transferred my stock holdings to my children


Synonyms: distribute

Definition: be mathematically distributive

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: distribute

Definition: be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses

Usage: Values distribute

Similar words: be, exist

Definition: have an existence, be extant

Usage: Is there a God?


Synonyms: distribute

Definition: spread throughout a given area

Usage: the function distributes the values evenly

Similar words: spread, spread out, scatter

Definition: strew or distribute over an area

Usage: He spread fertilizer over the lawn; scatter cards across the table