Meaning of DISTRIBUTE in English


v. Function: verb

1 to give out, usually in shares, to each member of a group FF1C; distributed his possessions among his heirs FF1E;

Synonyms: deal, disburse, dispense, disperse, divide, ||divvy, dole (out), lot (out), measure (out), partition

Related Words: allocate, allot, apportion, assign, mete (out); parcel, portion, prorate, ration; administer; dribble; bestow, donate, give, present

Contrasted Words: assemble, gather; accumulate, hoard

Antonyms: amass; collect


Synonyms: SPREAD 1, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, propagate, radiate, strew

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