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〔 dIˋstrIbjUt 〕


〔 disˊtribjuːt 〕

Overview of verb distribute

The verb distribute has 10 senses

  • distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out -- (administer or bestow, as in small portions; "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")

  • spread, distribute -- (distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country")

  • distribute -- (make available; "The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia")

  • distribute, give out, hand out, pass out -- (give to several people; "The teacher handed out the exams")

  • circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute -- (cause be distributed; "This letter is being circulated among the faculty")

  • circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around -- (cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news")

  • distribute -- (spread throughout a given area; "the function distributes the values evenly")

  • distribute -- (be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses; "Values distribute")

  • distribute -- (be mathematically distributive)

  • stagger, distribute -- (to arrange in a systematic order; "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall")