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Definition of Scatter

Scatter

  1. To strew about; to sprinkle around; to throw down loosely; to deposit or place here and there, esp. in an open or sparse order.
  2. To cause to separate in different directions; to reduce from a close or compact to a loose or broken order; to dissipate; to disperse.
  3. Hence, to frustrate, disappoint, and overthrow; as, to scatter hopes, plans, or the like.
  4. To be dispersed or dissipated; to disperse or separate; as, clouds scatter after a storm.

Scatter Quotations

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
Paramahansa Yogananda

The person who doesn't scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs.
Hunter S. Thompson

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.
Saint Augustine

There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment.
Orison Swett Marden

Writings scatter to the winds blank checks in an insane charge. And were they not such flying leaves, there would be no purloined letters.
Jacques Lacan
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Scatter Translations

scatter in Afrikaans is giet
scatter in Dutch is rondstrooien, strooien
scatter in Finnish is kaataa
scatter in German is streuen, auseinanderjagen, zerstreuen, verstreuen
scatter in Latin is conturbo, spargo sparsi sparsum, iacio, perdo
scatter in Spanish is esparcir
scatter in Swedish is skingra sig

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