Adjective: distributed di'stri-byu-tid
- Spread out or scattered about or divided up
- Give or provide in small portions
"distribute critical remarks to everyone present";
- administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out, mete, dole
- Disperse widely
"The invaders distribute their language all over the country";
- Make available
"The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia"
- Give to several people
"The teacher distributed the exams";
- give out, hand out, pass out
- Cause to be distributed, e.g. to all relevant people, everyone on a list, etc.
"This letter is being distributed among the faculty";
- circulate, pass around, pass on
- Cause to become widely known
"distribute a rumour";
- circulate, circularize, circularise [Brit], disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around
- Spread throughout a given area
"the function distributes the values evenly"
- Be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses
- Be mathematically distributive
- To arrange in a systematic order
"distribute the chairs in the lecture hall";