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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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.
Example sentences from the Web for distribute
In addition, manufacturing and distributing this vaccine is a monumental logistical and security challenge.We can’t rely on just one company to distribute COVID vaccines|jakemeth|November 20, 2020|Fortune
They are poised to distribute the first doses of vaccine within hours of a regulatory decision.Pfizer and BioNTech will seek regulatory clearance of their coronavirus vaccine|Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The state’s health department plans to work with licensed vaccine providers to distribute coronavirus vaccines, including pharmacy chains such as Walgreens or grocery store outlets like Food City.Virginia’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Antonio Olivo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Obtaining that permission would allow Pfizer to distribute its vaccine to high-risk populations, like healthcare workers.A Chinese vaccine maker says it’s inoculated 1 million people—even though its trials are incomplete|Grady McGregor|November 20, 2020|Fortune
That year, the joint congressional committee released tickets in early January to members of the House of Representatives, who distributed them to their constituents.What will Inauguration Day look like amid a pandemic?|Emily Davies, Justin Jouvenal|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
And in many cases al-Shabab insisted on distributing the aid, keeping much of it for itself, according to ODI.
Africans are on the front lines of humanitarian efforts, distributing life-saving aid in dangerous environments.Why the US-Africa Summit Was Important and Why It Wasn't Enough|John Prendergast|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sewage pipes burst on the 7th floor of the building, distributing a strong, rotten smell that seemed to match the mood.
The filmmakers, on their part, have accused Bergé of distributing letters to parties associated with the film to try to stop it.Unauthorized ‘Saint Laurent’ Biopic: Quel Scandale!|Liza Foreman|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has spent the past three years working on Real Life, his first feature film which Paramount is distributing.The Stacks: The Inimitable Albert Brooks Caught at the Dawn of His Movie Career|Paul Slansky|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And they go about like theatrical managers, distributing parts to each other.Plays by August Strindberg, Third Series|August Strindberg
General Cox said that distributing offices occupied "the larger part of the time of the President and all his Cabinet."The Boss and the Machine|Samuel P. Orth
I never yet heard of any library that was buying books and distributing them.
It is an important collecting and distributing point for lake-freights, and the chief centre of commerce with Canada.Commercial Geography|Jacques W. Redway
The problem of distributing the apple fairly is then a complex in which at least the following processes enter.Creative Intelligence|John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen