Meaning of scatter

Definition of scatter

(noun) a haphazard distribution in all directions
the act of scattering
(verb) to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached"
distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
sow by scattering; "scatter seeds"
cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"

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