Propogate vs Scatter - What's the difference?

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Propogate is a related term of scatter.


As verbs the difference between propogate and scatter

is that propogate is while scatter is (ergative) to (cause to) separate and go in different directions; to disperse.

propogate

English

Verb

  • scatter

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (ergative) To (cause to) separate and go in different directions; to disperse.
  • the police scattered the crowds
    the crowd scattered
  • * Shakespeare
  • Scatter and disperse the giddy Goths.
  • To distribute loosely as by sprinkling.
  • Her ashes were scattered at the top of a waterfall.
  • * Dryden
  • Why should my muse enlarge on Libyan swains, / Their scattered cottages, and ample plains?
  • (physics) To deflect (radiation or particles).
  • To occur or fall at widely spaced intervals.
  • To frustrate, disappoint, and overthrow.
  • to scatter hopes or plans

    Derived terms

    * scatterbrain * scatterplot * scattershot