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 Meanings and Examples of DISTRIBUTE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  hand out; disseminate; allocate
Classic Sentence: (65 in 5 pages)
1  You might," she said with dignity, "distribute it to those who are in need.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
2  Arobin had sent them, and had had Celestine distribute them during Edna's absence.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXXI
3  Several times she appeared suddenly among them, with her hands full of candy, nuts, and oranges, which she would distribute joyfully to them, and then be gone again.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
4  The first part of Mrs. Gardiner's business on her arrival was to distribute her presents and describe the newest fashions.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 25
5  If then the Count meant to scatter these ghastly refuges of his over London, these places were chosen as the first of delivery, so that later he might distribute more fully.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
6  de Treville, and permitted him to distribute furloughs for four days, on condition that the favored parties should not appear in any public place, under penalty of the Bastille.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 60 IN FRANCE
7  Nor do I believe that any prudent man need shrink from the judgment of the people in questions relating to particulars, as, for instance, in the distribution of honours and dignities.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLVII.
8  For in such matters only, the people are either never mistaken, or at any rate far seldomer than a small number of persons would be, were the distribution entrusted to them.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLVII.
9  It seems to me, however, not out of place to notice in the following Chapter, a method employed by the Roman senate to enlighten the people in making this distribution.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLVII.
10  A glance at the distribution of land among the black owners curiously reveals this fact.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VIII
11  If so, time was precious; for, now that he had achieved a certain amount of distribution, he could, by choosing his own time, complete the task unobserved.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
12  Maria superintended the distribution of the barmbrack and saw that every woman got her four slices.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In CLAY
13  He assumed such a comical face and voice that the distribution of the bottles of stout took place amid general merriment.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In GRACE
14  In the second, the distribution of enjoyment.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
15  From a good distribution of enjoyments results individual happiness.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
16  We have many distribution channels for our software, including electronic distribution.
17  An even distribution has an added advantage, the institution will be better able to cope with the Unpredictable.
18  The newspapers are sent out via a national distribution network.
19  This new product line should be able to plug into our existing distribution network.
20  IQs within the population show a normal distribution.
21  He bought a map showing the population distribution of Scotland.
22  The two peaks in the distribution represent the continental platforms and the ocean basins.
23  The map shows the distribution of this species across the world.
24  The goods have been sitting in a warehouse for months because a strike has prevented distribution.
25  The U.S. Supreme Court has never ruled that public schools must prohibit the distribution of candy canes or Christmas cards.
26  Gannett, the nation's most predatory newspaper conglomerate, is still trying to take over the rack distribution business.
27  The science of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution, includes botany and zoology and all their subdivisions.
28  The variance and the closely-related standard deviation are measures of how spread out a distribution is; in other words, they are measures of variability.
29  An electric power distribution bus(or cable) that supplies functional units or electronic devices.
30  Uruguay has often been described as the Switzerland of South America: it has a stable democracy, a relatively equitable distribution of wealth and the most generous welfare state in the region.