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1. distribution

noun. ['ˌdɪstrəˈbjuːʃən'] (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence.

Synonyms

  • sample distribution
  • normal distribution
  • Gaussian distribution
  • sample
  • arrangement
  • Bernoulli distribution
  • frequency distribution
  • Poisson distribution
  • organisation
  • binomial distribution
  • system
  • sampling
  • organization
  • statistical distribution

Antonyms

  • finish
  • spoils system
  • merit system
  • gather

Etymology

  • distributio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Distribution

  • electrocution
  • counterrevolution
  • contribution
  • substitution
  • retribution
  • prostitution
  • prosecution
  • constitution
  • restitution
  • persecution
  • lilliputian
  • institution
  • execution
  • attribution
  • revolution
  • resolution
  • elocution
  • dissolution
  • diminution
  • devolution
  • confucian
  • andalusian
  • absolution
  • evolution
  • solution
  • pollution
  • dilution
  • aleutian
  • shooshan
  • lucian

Sentences with distribution


1. Noun, singular or mass
The plan administrator will send you a 1099-R in January of the year following the distribution.

Quotes about distribution


1. I hope climate science becomes the big thing. And then what I want is electrical engineers to solve the world's energy problems, energy distribution problems. I want mechanical engineers to make better transportation systems. I want chemical engineers to develop better solar panels, and so on.
- Bill Nye

2. I chose to stylize 'Among Friends' and add a dark comedic element because I didn't want to get pigeonholed as a genre director. I have a pretty dark sense of humor and knew that in order to get distribution, I had to do something in the genre for my first time out.
- Danielle Harris

3. Success in this world depends on knowing exactly how little effort each job is worth...distribution of energy...
- Evelyn Waugh, Vile Bodies

2. distribution

noun. ['ˌdɪstrəˈbjuːʃən'] the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume.

Synonyms

  • dissemination
  • complementation
  • spacing
  • complementary distribution
  • innervation
  • dispersion
  • spread
  • diffusion
  • scatter
  • diaspora

Antonyms

  • take
  • selfish
  • abstain
  • artifact

Etymology

  • distributio (Latin)

3. distribution

noun. ['ˌdɪstrəˈbjuːʃən'] the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning.

Synonyms

  • assigning
  • apportionment
  • human action
  • dispensation
  • parcelling
  • revenue sharing
  • act
  • assignment
  • deal
  • allocation
  • share-out
  • parceling
  • apportioning
  • human activity
  • deed
  • assignation
  • sharing
  • redistribution

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain

Etymology

  • distributio (Latin)

4. distribution

noun. ['ˌdɪstrəˈbjuːʃən'] the commercial activity of transporting and selling goods from a producer to a consumer.

Synonyms

  • commercialism
  • mercantilism
  • marketing

Antonyms

  • underact
  • fail
  • disorganise
  • disorganize

Etymology

  • distributio (Latin)
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