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Definition 1: the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively - [noun denoting event]

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

  • he heard a spatter of gunfire

Synonyms for splatter in the sense of this definition

(splatter 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 2: a small quantity of something moist or liquid - [noun denoting quantity]

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

  • a dab of paint
  • a splatter of mud
  • just a splash of whiskey

Synonyms for splatter in the sense of this definition

(splatter is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Definition 3: cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container - [verb of contact]

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

  • spill the milk
  • splatter water

Synonyms for splatter in the sense of this definition

(splatter is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

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

(splatter has a similar meaning as ...) cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over

"spill the beans all over the table"

(splatter has a similar meaning as ...) flow, run or fall out and become lost

"The milk spilled across the floor" "The wine spilled onto the table"

Definition 4: dash a liquid upon or against - [verb of contact]

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

  • The mother splashed the baby's face with water

Synonyms for splatter in the sense of this definition

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

"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

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

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

"slosh paint all over the walls"

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