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Scatter (v. t.) To strew about; to sprinkle around; to throw down loosely; to deposit or place here and there, esp. in an open or sparse order.
Scatter (v. t.) To cause to separate in different directions; to reduce from a close or compact to a loose or broken order; to dissipate; to disperse.
Scatter (v. t.) Hence, to frustrate, disappoint, and overthrow; as, to scatter hopes, plans, or the like.
Scatter (v. i.) To be dispersed or dissipated; to disperse or separate; as, clouds scatter after a storm.
Scattered (imp. & p. p.) of Scatter
Scattered (a.) Dispersed; dissipated; sprinkled, or loosely spread.
Scattered (a.) Irregular in position; having no regular order; as, scattered leaves.