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Synonym of Scattered

Scattered Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
Synonyms and related words:
alienated, all up with, anarchic, arsy-varsy, ass-backwards, balled up, beat, beaten, bested, bollixed up, broadcast, chaotic, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, confounded, confused, defeated, deflected, deflective, detached, diffracted, diffractive, diffuse, diffused, disarticulated, discomfited, disconnected, discrete, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint, disjointed, disjunct, dislocated, dispersed, dispread, disseminated, dissipated, distorted, distributed, disunited, divided, divorced, done for, done in, down, estranged, exiguous, fallen, fixed, flectional, flexed, floored, fouled up, galley-west, helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, hors de combat, hugger-mugger, in a mess, inflective, infrequent, isolated, jumbled, lambasted, lathered, licked, meager, miserly, mixed up, mucked up, muddled, niggardly, on the skids, outdone, overborne, overcome, overmastered, overmatched, overpowered, overridden, overthrown, overturned, overwhelmed, panicked, piddling, poor, put to rout, rare, refracted, refractile, refractive, refrangible, removed, routed, ruined, scant, scanty, scarce, screwed up, scrimping, scrimpy, segregated, seldom met with, seldom seen, separated, sequestered, settled, shut off, silenced, skew, skewed, skimble-skamble, skimping, skimpy, skinned, skinned alive, slim, snafu, sparse, sporadic, spotty, spread, sprinkled, stampeded, stingy, straggling, straggly, strewn, strown, thin, tight, topsy-turvy, trimmed, trounced, undone, upset, upside-down, whelmed, whipped, widespread, worsted


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WordNet 2.0

1. occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space; "scattered showers"; "scattered villages"
(similar) distributed
2. not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "scattered fire"; "a stray bullet grazed his thigh"
(synonym) isolated, stray
(similar) sporadic
3. being distributed here and there without order; "scattered leaves littered the sidewalk"; "don't forget to pick up the clothes lying strewn all over the floor"
(synonym) strewn
(similar) distributed
4. lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
(synonym) confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, unconnected
(similar) incoherent


1. a haphazard distribution in all directions
(synonym) spread
(hypernym) distribution, dispersion
(hyponym) diffuseness
(derivation) spread, spread out
2. the act of scattering
(synonym) scattering, strewing
(hypernym) spread, spreading
(derivation) spread, spread out

1. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
(synonym) disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up
(hypernym) separate, divide
(hyponym) disband
(derivation) spread
2. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
(synonym) disperse, dissipate, spread out
(hypernym) separate, part, split
(hyponym) aerosolize, aerosolise
(derivation) spread
3. distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
(synonym) sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse
(hypernym) discharge
(hyponym) spray
(derivation) scattering, strewing
4. sow by scattering; "scatter seeds"
(hypernym) sow, sough, seed
(derivation) scattering, strewing
5. cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
(synonym) break up, disperse
(hypernym) change integrity
(hyponym) backscatter
6. strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
(synonym) spread, spread out
(hypernym) circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute
(hyponym) manure, muck
(derivation) scattering, strewing

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