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Definition 1: the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for spatter in the sense of this definition

(spatter is a kind of ...) the act of applying paint to a surface

"you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"

Definition 2: the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively - [noun denoting event]

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

  • he heard a spatter of gunfire

Synonyms for spatter in the sense of this definition

(spatter is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 3: dash a liquid upon or against - [verb of contact]

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

  • The mother splashed the baby's face with water

Synonyms for spatter in the sense of this definition

(spatter is a kind of ...) distribute loosely

"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

(... is a kind of spatter ) make a puddle by splashing water

(... is a kind of spatter ) spill or splash copiously or clumsily

"slosh paint all over the walls"

Definition 4: spot, splash, or soil - [verb of contact]

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

  • The baby spattered the bib with food

Synonyms for spatter in the sense of this definition

(spatter is a kind of ...) make a spot or mark onto

"The wine spotted the tablecloth"

Definition 5: rain gently - [verb of weather]

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

  • It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick

Synonyms for spatter in the sense of this definition

(spatter is a kind of ...) precipitate as rain

"If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"

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