Definition of distribute Pronunciation
1. Be mathematically distributive.
2. Be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses.
Values distribute.
3. Spread throughout a given area.
The function distributes the values evenly.
4. Make available.
The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia.
5. 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.
6. Give to several people.
The teacher handed out the exams.
7. Cause be distributed.
This letter is being circulated among the faculty.
8. Distribute or disperse widely.
The invaders spread their language all over the country.
9. To arrange in a systematic order.
Stagger the chairs in the lecture hall.
10. Cause to become widely known.
Spread information.
Circulate a rumor.
Broadcast the news.
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English - English - distribute Pronunciation
v. deliver to, allot, hand out; divide into stages or classes
English - Spanish - distribute Pronunciation
v. distribuir, asignar, dividir, hacer repartición de, racionar, repartir; circular, dispensar, hacer circular
English - French - distribute Pronunciation
v. distribuer, répartir, disperser
English - German - distribute Pronunciation
v. aufteilen, verteilen, austeilen
English - Indonesian - distribute Pronunciation
v. membagi, membagikan, mendistribusi, mendistribusikan, mencatu, menyalurkan, menyebarkan, mengedarkan, memperedarkan
English - Italian - distribute Pronunciation
v. distribuire, ripartire, dividere; spargere, spandere; classificare, ordinare; amministrare; (Tip) scomporre
English - Polish - distribute Pronunciation
v. dzielić, kolportować, obdzielać, rozdać, rozdarować, rozdzielać, rozkładać, rozkolportować, rozlokować, rozmieścić, roznieść, rozprowadzać, rozrzucać, rozsiedlać, rozdawać, rozdzielić, rozłożyć, rozmieszczać
English - Portuguese - distribute Pronunciation
v. distribuir, dividir
English - Romanian - distribute Pronunciation
v. distribui, împărţi, repartiza, difuza, doza, împrăştia, răspândi, clasa, clasifica
English - Russian - distribute Pronunciation
г. распределять, раздавать; равномерно разбрасывать; классифицировать; разобрать шрифт и разложить его по кассам; использовать термин в самом общем и широком смысле
English - Turkish - distribute Pronunciation
f. dağıtmak, vermek, paylaştırmak, yaymak, saçmak; sürmek (boya)
English - Ukrainian - distribute Pronunciation
v. розподіляти, поширювати, класифікувати, вділити, вділяти, видівляти, обділяти, роздавати, розкладати, розповсюджувати
English - Dutch - distribute Pronunciation
ww. verdelen, uitdelen, distribuëren, uitgeven
English - Greek - distribute Pronunciation
ρήμ. διανέμω, μοιράζω
English - Arabic - distribute Pronunciation
‏وزع، فرق، نشر، نثر، صنف، بوب، قسم‏
English - Chinese - distribute Pronunciation
(动) 分发; 散布; 分配
English - Chinese - distribute Pronunciation
(動) 分發; 散佈; 分配
English - Hindi - distribute Pronunciation
v. बांटना, वितरित करना, विभाजित करना, फैलाना, अलग करना
English - Japanese - distribute Pronunciation
(動) 分配する; 分布させる; 散布する
English - Korean - distribute Pronunciation
동. 분배하다, 배분하다, 배부하다; 분류하다
English - Vietnamese - distribute Pronunciation
v. chia, phân phát, làm tung tán, phân hạng, phân loại

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Synonyms for distribute
1. scatter: publish, disperse, sow, sprinkle, seed, spread
2. issue: give out, allot, share, disburse, parcel, hand out, apportion
3. arrange: part, group, portion, categorise, categorize, file, classify, dispose
Verb forms for distribute
Present participle: distributing
Present: distribute (3.person: distributes)
Past: distributed
Future: will distribute
Present conditional: would distribute
Present Perfect: have distributed (3.person: has distributed)
Past Perfect: had distributed
Future Perfect: will have distributed
Past conditional: would have distributed