What is the opposite of gathers?

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Supplies or distributes for use
“The general issues new SVT-40 rifles to soldiers from the infantry division once they have reached the required level of prestige.”
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Opposite of to bring together and take in from scattered places or sources
“Mosquitoes have been known to spread diseases such as malaria.”
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Opposite of to gather or meet in a common location
“If one of the key indicators of a show's success is how reluctantly the audience disperse once the house lights are up, this was not Nick's finest hour.”
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Opposite of to bring together or amass as a single group or collection
“Another way to separate the egg yolk from the white is to use a clean, empty plastic water bottle.”
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Opposite of to learn from information given
“Mr. Stevens, I think you misunderstand my point, so allow me to clarify.”
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(of plants, fruits, etc.) Opposite of to collect for food
“Word had traveled fast among the local tribes as they now gathered out in the grass fields to distribute the food among themselves.”
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Opposite of to grow larger or more numerous
“Most children will have some attachment problems just due to their life circumstances, but these problems diminish over time with love and attention.”
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Opposite of to come or bring together
“We'll split the group and switch halfway through, so you'll have a chance to shoot both locations.”
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Opposite of to attract the interest of, especially of a group
“The loss of flexibility a family suffers when it buys rather than rents will deter many buyers.”
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Opposite of to pull (someone) into one's arms
“Please don't push me away!”
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(sewing) Opposite of to add pleats or folds to a piece of cloth, normally to reduce its width
“She tried once more to smooth the creases out of her rust-colored skirt.”
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