- "scatter cards across the table"
- "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached"
- "She waved her hand and scattered the crows."
sow by scattering
being distributed here and there without order
- "scattered leaves littered the sidewalk"
- "scattered fire"
- "scattered thoughts"
occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space
- "scattered showers"
- "scattered villages"