Another word for scatter
To become separated
To cause to separate
spend, expend, dissipate, fritter away, squander, lavish, be prodigal with one's substance, spend prodigally, sow, broadcast, pour out like water, exhaust, throw around*, scatter to the birds*; see also spend 1, waste 2.
scatter implies a strewing around loosely to scatter seeds or a forcible driving apart in different directions the breeze scattered the papers; disperse implies a scattering which completely breaks up an assemblage and spreads the individuals far and wide a people dispersed throughout the world; dissipate implies complete dissolution, as by crumbling, wasting, etc. to dissipate a fortune; dispel suggests a scattering that drives away something that obscures, confuses, troubles, etc. to dispel fears