Distribute and Gather


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Distribute verb – Distribute or disperse widely.
Gather is an antonym for distribute in topics: classify, allocate.
Nearby Words: distribution, distributed, distributing, distributor, distributive
Antonyms for Distribute


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Gather verb – Assemble or get together.
Usage example: gather some stones

Distribute is an antonym for gather in topics: infer, gain, harvest, come or bring together.
Nearby Words: gathering, gathered, gatherer
Antonyms for Gather
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Common collocations

power distribute power gather power
amount distribute amount gather amount
material distribute material gather material
money distribute money gather money
Other nouns: food, information, water, points, weapons, samples.

Both words in one sentence

  • If you're writing a novel or a movie script, you have time to gather and lay out all of your ideas, parse out all of the bad ones, and distribute them equally over your work to keep it interesting.
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