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Diffuse

Diffuse Meaning & Definition
Diffuse Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Diffuse?

[adj] spread out; not concentrated in one place; "a large diffuse organization"
[adj] lacking conciseness; "a diffuse historical novel"
[v] cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
[v] spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"
[v] move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Diffuse: broadcast | circularise | circularize | circulate | disperse | disseminate | distribute | distributed | fan out | imbue | interpenetrate | pass around | penetrate | permeate | pervade | prolix | propagate | spread | spread | spread out

Related Terms | Find terms related to Diffuse: abounding | abundant | affluent | all-sufficing | ambagious | ample | aplenty | assign | atomize | bend | bespread | bestrew | bias | bottomless | bounteous | bountiful | break into pieces | break to pieces | break up | broad | broadcast | carry over | casual | circuitous | circulate | circumfuse | circumlocutory | communicate | consign | copious | crash | crawl with | creep with | crook | crunch | crush | curve | cut to pieces | deal out | deflect | deflected | deflective | deliver | demolish | deport | desultory | deviate | diffract | diffracted | diffractive | diffuse | diffused | diffusive | digressive | discrete | discursive | disjoin | dispel | dispense | disperse | dispersed | dispread | disrupt | disseminate | disseminated | dissipate | dissipated | distort | distorted | distribute | distributed | diverge | divert | dogleg | ease | ease off | effuse | effusive | emanate | epidemic | exhaustless | expand | expel | export | extend | extend throughout | extended | extensive | extradite | extravagant | exuberant | fan out | far-embracing | far-extending | far-flung | far-flying | far-going | far-ranging | far-reaching | fat | fecund | fertile | fill | fission | flectional | flexed | flush | formless | fragment | free | full | galore | generous | grind | gushing | gushy | hairpin | hand forward | hand on | hand over | honeycomb | imbue | impart | import | in plenty | in quantity | indiscriminate | inexhaustible | inflective | infuse | interlard | intersow | intersperse | intersprinkle | issue | large-scale | lasting | lavish | lax | leave no void | leaven | lengthy | let go | let up | liberal | long | long-drawn-out | long-winded | loose | loosen | loquacious | luxuriant | make mincemeat of | make over | many | maximal | meandering | metastasize | metathesize | mince | much | numerous | occupy | opulent | overflowing | overrun | overscatter | oversow | overspread | overswarm | pass | pass on | pass over | pass the buck | penetrate | perfuse | periphrastic | permeate | pervade | plenitudinous | plenteous | plentiful | plenty | pleonastic | prevailing | prevalent | prodigal | productive | profuse | profusive | prolific | prolix | prolonged | propagate | protracted | publish | pull | pulverize | radiate | rambling | rampant | random | ray | redundant | refract | refracted | refractile | refractive | refrangible | reiterative | relax | relay | repetitive | replete | retail | rich | rife | riotous | roundabout | run through | running over | scatter | scattered | shatter | shiver | skew | skewed | slack | slack off | slacken | smash | smash up | sow | sow broadcast | sparse | splay | splinter | sporadic | spread | spread out | squash | squish | straggling | straggly | strew | strewn | strown | suffuse | superabundant | swarm with | sweeping | switch | tautologous | teem with | teeming | transfer | transfer property | transfuse | translate | translocate | transmit | transplace | transplant | transpose | turn | turn over | twist | unglue | unleash | unstick | utter | verbose | warp | wealthy | well-found | well-furnished | well-provided | well-stocked | wholesale | wide | wide-extended | wide-extending | wide-ranging | wide-reaching | widespread | wide-stretching | windy | wordy | zigzag

See Also | air | bare | bleed | carry | creep | distribute | generalise | generalize | go around | grow over | mantle | percolate | perforate | popularise | popularize | publicise | publicize | run | run | sough | sow | spiritise | spiritize | vulgarise | vulgarize

Diffuse In Webster's Dictionary

\Dif*fuse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Diffused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Diffusing}.] [L. diffusus, p. p. of diffundere to pour out, to diffuse; dif- = dis- + fundere to pour. See {Fuse} to melt.] To pour out and cause to spread, as a fluid; to cause to flow on all sides; to send out, or extend, in all directions; to spread; to circulate; to disseminate; to scatter; as to diffuse information. Thence diffuse His good to worlds and ages infinite. --Milton. We find this knowledge diffused among all civilized nations. --Whewell. Syn: To expand; spread; circulate; extend; scatter; disperse; publish; proclaim.
\Dif*fuse"\, v. i. To pass by spreading every way, to diffuse itself.
\Dif*fuse"\, a. [L. diffusus, p. p.] Poured out; widely spread; not restrained; copious; full; esp., of style, opposed to {concise} or {terse}; verbose; prolix; as, a diffuse style; a diffuse writer. A diffuse and various knowledge of divine and human things. --Milton. Syn: Prolix; verbose; wide; copious; full. See {Prolix}.

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