distribute  

  • Pronunciation of distribute: D IH0 S T R IH1 B Y UW0 T (dɪ'strɪbjut)

  • Number of syllables of distribute: 3

  • Pronunciation Video of distribute

  • Definition of distribute

    • (v): cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"  
    • (v): distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country"  
    • (v): to arrange in a systematic order; "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall"  
    • (v): cause to be distributed; "This letter is circulating among the faculty"  
    • (v): give out; "The teacher handed out the exams"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): make available; "The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia"  
    • (v): be mathematically distributive  
    • (v): be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses; "Values distribute"  
    • (v): spread throughout a given area; "the function distributes the values evenly"  
  • Examples of distribute

    • The advertisers distribute publicity material to the crowd.  
    • The playback engine is free to distribute.  
    • They would proselytize in the streets and distribute pamphlets.  
    • Working together may help the participants to distribute the workload.  
    • High officials might distribute largesse to be used for roads.  
    • Feel free to distribute the largess.  
    • Gaines was the first to distribute through newsstands.  
    • Distribute the summation on the right side.  
    • The burner is designed to properly oxygenate and distribute the flames.  
    • High officials might distribute largess to be used for roads.  

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