Meaning of distribute

Definition of distribute

(verb) 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"
distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country"
make available; "The publisher wants to distribute the book in Asia"
give to several people; "The teacher handed out the exams"
cause to be distributed; "This letter is being circulated among the faculty"
cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "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; "Values distribute"
to arrange in a systematic order; "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall"

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