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1. disperse

verb. ['dɪˈspɝːs'] distribute loosely.

Synonyms

  • splatter
  • bespangle
  • splash
  • spray
  • dot
  • aerosolise
  • discharge
  • spatter
  • splosh
  • sprinkle
  • swash
  • plash
  • dust
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • unprepared
  • refrain
  • exclude
  • lack

Etymology

  • disperser (French)
  • dispersus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Disperse

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  • diverse
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  • verse
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  • terse
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  • kerce

How do you pronounce disperse?

Pronounce disperse as dɪˈspərs.

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Example sentences of the word disperse


1. Verb, base form
Insert the other end of the tube into the crack and press the trigger to disperse the foam.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
In some areas, the ivy gourd reproduces through cuttings or pieces, or birds disperse its seeds.

Quotes containing the word disperse


1. It makes me happier, more secure, to think that I do not have to plan and manage everything for myself, that I am only a sword made sharp to smite the unclean forces, an enchanted sword to cleave and disperse them.Grant, O Lord, that I may not break as I strike! Let me not fall from Thy hand!
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

2. There are so many things in this world. If we put it in short (succinctly), then what will remain? The ‘pure Soul’ and ‘circumstances’. Moreover, to disperse is the nature of circumstances. Therefore, the Pure Soul will not have to tell them to go away.
- Dada Bhagwan

2. disperse

verb. ['dɪˈspɝːs'] cause to separate.

Synonyms

  • change integrity
  • backscatter
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • gather
  • stay in place
  • centralization
  • fold

Etymology

  • disperser (French)
  • dispersus (Latin)

3. disperse

verb. ['dɪˈspɝːs'] to cause to separate and go in different directions.

Synonyms

  • break up
  • dispel
  • dissipate
  • disband
  • separate
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • confine
  • fail
  • idle
  • integrate

Etymology

  • disperser (French)
  • dispersus (Latin)

4. disperse

verb. ['dɪˈspɝːs'] move away from each other; .

Synonyms

  • split
  • part
  • spread out
  • aerosolise
  • volley
  • dissipate
  • separate
  • break
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • disperser (French)
  • dispersus (Latin)

5. disperse

verb. ['dɪˈspɝːs'] cause to become widely known.

Synonyms

  • generalize
  • circularize
  • vulgarize
  • spread
  • carry
  • pass around
  • publicize
  • run
  • circularise
  • air
  • popularize
  • publicise
  • propagate
  • sow
  • broadcast
  • popularise
  • generalise
  • bare
  • circulate
  • distribute
  • vulgarise
  • go around
  • diffuse
  • podcast

Antonyms

  • concentration
  • stand still
  • concentrated
  • unextended

Etymology

  • disperser (French)
  • dispersus (Latin)

6. disperse

verb. ['dɪˈspɝːs'] separate (light) into spectral rays.

Antonyms

  • precede

Etymology

  • disperser (French)
  • dispersus (Latin)
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