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Life is at its best when it's shaken and stirred.F. Paul Facult
|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
Third person singular
- (transitive): To divide something into portions and dispense it.
- He distributed the bread amongst his followers.
- (transitive): To supply goods to retail outlets.
- The agency distributes newspapers to local shops.
- (transitive): To deliver or pass out something.
- A network of children distributes flyers to every house.
- (transitive): To scatter or spread something.
- I raked the soil then distributed grass seed.
- (transitive): To apportion (more or less evenly).
- The robot's six legs distributed its weight over a wide area.
- (transitive): To classify or separate into categories.
- The database distributed verbs into transitive and intransitive segments.
- (intransitive): (mathematics) To be distributive.
to divide something into portions and dispense it
to supply goods to retail outlets
to deliver or pass out something
to scatter or spread something
to classify or separate into categories
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Adverbdistribūtē (comparative distribūtius, superlative distribūtissimē)
- Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)
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