verb (used with object), dis·trib·ut·ed, dis·trib·ut·ing.
- to roll out (ink) on the table to attain the proper consistency.
- to return (type) to the proper place after printing.
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Origin of distribute
synonym study for distribute
OTHER WORDS FROM distributedis·trib·ut·a·ble, adjectivepre·dis·trib·ute, verb (used with object), pre·dis·trib·ut·ed, pre·dis·trib·ut·ing.
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Biden also called for any potential vaccine to be equitably distributed.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Today, StarTech’s being managed a lot more conservatively than in 2015, as shown by the share of earnings it’s distributing instead of re-investing.Will tech stocks stumble or slide? What the fundamentals tell us|Shawn Tully|September 16, 2020|Fortune
This lightweight vest is made from comfy neoprene material and has an ergonomic design, so the weights are distributed equally.The best weighted vests for your next tough workout|PopSci Commerce Team|September 16, 2020|Popular Science
States and local communities will need to devise precise plans for receiving and locally distributing vaccines, some of which will require special handling such as refrigeration or freezing.U.S. outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines|Rachel Schallom|September 16, 2020|Fortune
“Claims of having a vaccine ready to distribute before you do testing, I think, is problematic, at best,” Fauci said.China’s controversial emergency-use program for COVID vaccines is going global|Grady McGregor|September 16, 2020|Fortune
Surenos are told when to workout, who to associate with and how to distribute any funds they make from illegal activity.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pinch it with your fingers until it makes large crumbles and distribute it on the berries (it will not cover them entirely).The Barefoot Contessa Knows How To Make Us Crumble|Ina Garten|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To be sure, it had plenty of big newspaper plants, but could we bring our papers back to Baltimore in time to distribute them?The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rather than focus on building large centralized plants, why not distribute solar power across a bunch of rooftops?
He blanched when it came time to plunge, invest the money, press, and distribute.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But immediately after making this pious pact they began to distribute among themselves the spoils of war.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
Bernardo immediately set to work to distribute his fortune among the poor.Life of St. Francis of Assisi|Paul Sabatier
Captain Mayo had declared that he knew where to find faithful workers when it came time to distribute jobs.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
Socialism does not propose to abolish property or distribute wealth.Twentieth Century Socialism|Edmond Kelly
Don't get the idea that Dick is going to distribute five-dollar gold pieces along the route, Simon.Dick Hamilton's Fortune|Howard R. Garis