"distributed" in the verb sense
1. distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out
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"
2. spread, distribute
distribute or disperse widely
"The invaders spread their language all over the country"
"The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia"
4. distribute, give out, hand out, pass out
give to several people
"The teacher handed out the exams"
5. circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute
cause to be distributed
"This letter is being circulated among the faculty"
6. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around
cause to become widely known
"circulate a rumor"
"broadcast the news"
spread throughout a given area
"the function distributes the values evenly"
be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses
be mathematically distributive
10. stagger, distribute
to arrange in a systematic order
"stagger the chairs in the lecture hall"
"distributed" in the adjective sense
spread out or scattered about or divided up
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