Associations to the word «Distribute»

Wiktionary

DISTRIBUTE, verb. ​(transitive) To divide into portions and dispense.
DISTRIBUTE, verb. ​(transitive) To supply to retail outlets.
DISTRIBUTE, verb. ​(transitive) To deliver or pass out.
DISTRIBUTE, verb. ​(transitive) To scatter or spread.
DISTRIBUTE, verb. ​(transitive) To apportion (more or less evenly).
DISTRIBUTE, verb. ​(transitive) To classify or separate into categories.
DISTRIBUTE, verb. ​(intransitive) (mathematics) To be distributive.
DISTRIBUTE, verb. (printing) To separate (type which has been used) and return it to the proper boxes in the cases.
DISTRIBUTE, verb. (printing) To spread (ink) evenly, as upon a roller or a table.
DISTRIBUTE, verb. (logic) To employ (a term) in its whole extent; to take as universal in one premise.

Dictionary definition

DISTRIBUTE, verb. 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".
DISTRIBUTE, verb. Distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country".
DISTRIBUTE, verb. Make available; "The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia".
DISTRIBUTE, verb. Give to several people; "The teacher handed out the exams".
DISTRIBUTE, verb. Cause be distributed; "This letter is being circulated among the faculty".
DISTRIBUTE, verb. Cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news".
DISTRIBUTE, verb. Spread throughout a given area; "the function distributes the values evenly".
DISTRIBUTE, verb. Be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses; "Values distribute".
DISTRIBUTE, verb. Be mathematically distributive.
DISTRIBUTE, verb. To arrange in a systematic order; "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall".

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