distribute distribute  /dɪs ˈtrɪb jut/


  1. (v) administer or bestow, as in small portions
  2. (v) distribute or disperse widely
  3. (v) make available
  4. (v) give to several people
  5. (v) cause be distributed
  6. (v) cause to become widely known
  7. (v) spread throughout a given area
  8. (v) be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses
  9. (v) be mathematically distributive
  10. (v) to arrange in a systematic order


  1. But he dominated the Japanese software industry early on, scoring a deal to distribute Microsoft products just as a kanji-friendly version of Windows hit it big.
  2. I've known Indra for the past 10 years or so, ever since Starbucks and PepsiCo began a joint-venture partnership to market and distribute ready-to-drink Starbucks products.
  3. In a building next door, relief workers distribute rations.


  1. MGM and Fox 2000 to Co-Finance and Distribute Poltergeist Remake

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM) has partnered with Fox 2000 Pictures to co-finance and distribute Poltergeist , it was announced today by MGM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gary Barber and Twentieth Century Fox Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Gianopulos. Gil Kenan ( Monster House ) is set to direct from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David Lindsay-Abaire (whose ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

  2. Sirtex To Distribute Surefire Medical's Innovative Infusion System in Australia and Asia Pacific Markets

    SYDNEY and WESTMINSTER, Colo., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirtex Medical Limited (ASX: SRX) and US-based Surefire Medical today announced a sales and marketing partnership to distribute Surefire's range ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Students distribute books to needy children

    A couple of students from the Effingham College and Career Academy volunteered to help distribute 1,000 books that will be given to children at public libraries in Rincon and Springfield this summer.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News


  1. "If you look across Europe, other major leagues are dominated by one, two or three teams," Kenyon added. "So it's too easy to say this is a Premier League issue. What's important is the way we distribute our TV revenues, which is very...
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Peter Kenyon Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "It's not like, 'Look, we're raising your taxes to (more evenly) distribute," income, Caplan says. "We're doing it because we need to raise money."
    on Oct 25, 2008 By: Bryan Caplan Source: NPR

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