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    distribute - Dictionary definition and meaning for word distribute

    Definition
    (verb) administer or bestow, as in small portions
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) distribute or disperse widely
    Synonyms : spread
    Example Sentence
    • The invaders spread their language all over the country
    Definition
    (verb) make available
    Example Sentence
    • The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia
    Definition
    (verb) give to several people
    Synonyms : give out , hand out , pass out
    Example Sentence
    • The teacher handed out the exams
    Definition
    (verb) cause be distributed
    Synonyms : circulate , pass around , pass on
    Example Sentence
    • This letter is being circulated among the faculty
    Definition
    (verb) cause to become widely known
    Example Sentence
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news
    Definition
    (verb) spread throughout a given area
    Example Sentence
    • the function distributes the values evenly
    Definition
    (verb) be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses
    Example Sentence
    • Values distribute
    Definition
    (verb) be mathematically distributive Definition
    (verb) to arrange in a systematic order
    Synonyms : stagger
    Example Sentence
    • stagger the chairs in the lecture hall
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