Definition of Strew in English :

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Strew meaning in English

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1. straw, strew

spread by scattering (

Example Sentences:
'strew toys all over the carpet'

2. strew

cover; be dispersed over

Example Sentences:
'Dead bodies strewed the ground'

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verbWord forms: strews, strewing, strewed, strewn or strewed
to spread or scatter or be spread or scattered, as over a surface or area

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verb transitiveWord forms: strewed, strewed or strewn, ˈstrewing
to spread about here and there by or as by sprinkling; scatter
to cover by or as by scattering something on or over
to be scattered over (a surface)

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tr.v. strewed, strewn (strn) or strewed, strew·ing, strews
1. To spread here and there; scatter or distribute: strewing flowers down the aisle.
2. To distribute something over (an area or surface): "Italy ... was strewn thick with the remains of Roman buildings" (Bernard Berenson).
3. To be or become dispersed over (a surface): "Enemy is retiring ... His dead men and horses strew the roads" (Jeb Stuart).
4. To spread (something) over a wide area; disseminate.

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