Synonyms of dispersal
1 scatteringDictionary • the plants' mechanisms of dispersal of their spores
distribution • There will be a widespread distribution of leaflets.
dissipation • the dissipation of heat
2 spreadDictionary • the dispersal of this notably negative attitude
spread • The greatest hope for reform is the gradual spread of information.
circulation • measures inhibiting the circulation of useful information
diffusion • the development and diffusion of ideas
dissemination • the dissemination of scientific ideas
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• measures inhibiting the circulation of useful information
diffusionIf something such as knowledge or information is diffused, or if it diffuses somewhere, it is made known over a wide area or to a lot of people. (noun)
• the development and diffusion of ideas
disseminationTo disseminate information or knowledge means to distribute it so that it reaches many people or organizations. (noun)
• the dissemination of scientific ideas
Thesaurus for dispersal from the Collins English Thesaurus
the act of dispersing or the condition of being dispersed