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Definition 1: cause to separate - [verb of change]

Samples where disperse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • break up kidney stones
  • disperse particles

Synonyms for disperse in the sense of this definition

(disperse is a kind of ...) change in physical make-up

(... is a kind of disperse ) scatter (radiation) by the atoms of the medium through which it passes

Definition 2: cause to become widely known - [verb of communication]

Samples where disperse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spread information
  • circulate a rumor
  • broadcast the news

Synonyms for disperse in the sense of this definition

(disperse is a kind of ...) make public

"She aired her opinions on welfare"

(... is a kind of disperse ) distribute (multimedia files) over the internet for playback on a mobile device or a personal computer

(... is a kind of disperse ) introduce into an environment

"sow suspicion or beliefs"

(... is a kind of disperse ) cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use

"They popularized coffee in Washington State" "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"

(... is a kind of disperse ) include as the content; broadcast or publicize

"We ran the ad three times" "This paper carries a restaurant review" "All major networks carried the press conference"

(disperse has a similar meaning as ...) become widely known and passed on

"the rumor spread" "the story went around in the office"

Definition 3: distribute loosely - [verb of contact]

Samples where disperse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He scattered gun powder under the wagon

Synonyms for disperse in the sense of this definition

(disperse is a kind of ...) pour forth or release

"discharge liquids"

(... is a kind of disperse ) scatter in a mass or jet of droplets

"spray water on someone" "spray paint on the wall"

(... is a kind of disperse ) be discharged in sprays of liquid

"Water sprayed all over the floor"

(... is a kind of disperse ) dash a liquid upon or against

"The mother splashed the baby's face with water"

(... is a kind of disperse ) cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force

"She splashed the water around her"

(... is a kind of disperse ) dot or sprinkle with sparkling or glittering objects

(... is a kind of disperse ) disperse as an aerosol

"The bacteria suspension was aerosolized"

Definition 4: separate (light) into spectral rays - [verb of contact]

Samples where disperse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the prism disperses light

(disperse is a kind of ...) divide into components or constituents

"Separate the wheat from the chaff"

Definition 5: move away from each other - [verb of motion]

Samples where disperse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The crowds dispersed
  • The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached

Synonyms for disperse in the sense of this definition

(disperse is a kind of ...) go one's own way; move apart

"The friends separated after the party"

(... is a kind of disperse ) become dispersed as an aerosol

"the bacteria quickly aerosolised"

(... is a kind of disperse ) scatter or part

"The clouds broke after the heavy downpour"

(... is a kind of disperse ) be dispersed in a volley

"gun shots volleyed at the attackers"

Definition 6: to cause to separate and go in different directions - [verb of motion]

Samples where disperse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

Synonyms for disperse in the sense of this definition

(disperse is a kind of ...) make a division or separation

(... is a kind of disperse ) cause to break up or cease to function

"the principal disbanded the political student organization"

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