Translation of "scatter" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈskæt·ər/ us /ˈskæt̬·ər/

to throw a lot of small objects over an area

esparcir, desparramar
He scattered some flower seeds in the garden.

to suddenly move away in different directions

dispersarse, desperdigarse
The crowd scattered at the sound of shots being fired.

(Translation of “scatter” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈskӕtə/

to (make) go or rush in different directions

The sudden noise scattered the birds
The crowds scattered when the bomb exploded.

to throw loosely in different directions

esparcirse, desparramarse
The load from the overturned lorry was scattered over the road.
scattered adjective

occasional; not close together

Scattered showers are forecast for this morning
The few houses in the valley are very scattered.
scattering noun

a small amount scattered here and there

un poco de… aquí y allá
a scattering of sugar.
scatterbrain noun

a forgetful or unreliable person.

cabeza de chorlito
scatterbrained adjective

ligero de cascos

(Translation of “scatter” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)