Definitions of scatter:
  • noun:   the act of scattering
  • noun:   a haphazard distribution in all directions
  • verb:   distribute loosely
    Example: "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
  • verb:   sow by scattering
    Example: "Scatter seeds"
  • verb:   strew or distribute over an area
    Example: "Scatter cards across the table"
  • verb:   cause to separate
  • verb:   move away from each other
    Example: "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached"
  • verb:   to cause to separate and go in different directions
    Example: "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"

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