Antonyms for scatter

Grammar : Verb
Spell : skat-er
Phonetic Transcription : ˈskæt ər

Definition of scatter

Origin :
  • mid-12c. (transitive), possibly a northern English variant of Middle English schateren (see shatter), reflecting Norse influence. Intransitive sense from early 15c. Related: Scattered; scattering. As a noun from 1640s.
  • verb strew, disperse
Example sentences :
  • Scatter the fires at once and extinguish the blazing brands.
  • Extract from : « The Cat of Bubastes » by G. A. Henty
  • Scatter the redcoats, drive them off the island, hurl them into the river!
  • Extract from : « The Liberty Boys Running the Blockade » by Harry Moore
  • Scatter my ashes to all the winds—spread them through all seas.
  • Extract from : « Short Studies on Great Subjects » by James Anthony Froude
  • I could sing 'Scatter seeds of kindness' and 'Yield not to temptation.'
  • Extract from : « An Australian Lassie » by Lilian Turner
  • Our motto is "Scatter Sunshine," and our song is the prettiest music I ever heard.
  • Extract from : « The Lilac Lady » by Ruth Alberta Brown
  • Scatter the things anywhere that they will lodge, as soon as they are higher than the dam.
  • Extract from : « Will of the Mill » by George Manville Fenn
  • Scatter that seed upon the waters, and doubt not of the harvest!
  • Extract from : « Colloquies on Society » by Robert Southey
  • Scatter a few tufts of the winter Aconite beneath it, and leave them alone.
  • Extract from : « The Wild Garden » by William Robinson
  • Scatter their fleets by thy tempests at sea, and destroy their armies on land!
  • Extract from : « The Rangers » by D. P. Thompson
  • Scatter all the rails, plates, and ties down our side of the slope.
  • Extract from : « A Tatter of Scarlet » by S. R. Crockett

Synonyms for scatter

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