- [verb] to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
Synonyms: disperse, dispel, break up, scatter
- [verb] move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
Synonyms: disperse, scatter, spread out
- [verb] spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
Synonyms: fritter, frivol away, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away
- [verb] live a life or pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption