Adjective scattered has 4 senses
  1. scattered - occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space; "scattered showers"; "scattered villages"
    concentrated (indirect, via distributed)
  2. isolated, scattered, stray - not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "scattered fire"; "a stray bullet grazed his thigh"
    Antonym: continual (indirect, via sporadic)
  3. scattered, strewn - being distributed here and there without order; "scattered leaves littered the sidewalk"; "don't forget to pick up the clothes lying strewn all over the floor"
    Antonym: concentrated (indirect, via distributed)
  4. confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected - lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
    Antonym: coherent (indirect, via incoherent)
,Verb scatter has 6 senses
  1. disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter - to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
    --1 is one way to separate, divide
    Derived forms: noun scatter1, noun scatter2, noun scattering4, noun scattering5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  2. disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out - move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
    --2 is one way to separate, part, split
    Derived forms: noun scatter1, noun scatter2, noun scattering5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse - distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
    --3 is one way to discharge
    Derived forms: noun scatter2, noun scatter1
    Sample sentence:
    They scatter sugar over the cake
  4. scatter - sow by scattering; "scatter seeds"
    --4 is one way to
    sow, sough, seed
    Derived form: noun scattering5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. break up, disperse, scatter - cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
    --5 is one way to change integrity
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. spread, scatter, spread out - strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
    --6 is one way to circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute
    Derived forms: noun scatter2, noun scatter1, noun scattering5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP