Diffuse in a sentence as a verb

The real estate situation in SF is a hard reality and volunteering will not diffuse it.

I was able to diffuse the situation but it is tiny little abuses of power like this that lead to bigger ones.

When ownership is diffuse, that problem is more acute, and managers' interests more easily diverge from shareholders' interests.

But even though the returns on uncompensated sharing in the digital age are sometimes more diffuse and indirect than for the more traditional forms of sharing we are used to they still exist.

Diffuse in a sentence as an adjective

Because there is not a significant pressure difference between the inside and the outside of the breathable-air balloon, any rips or tears would cause gases to diffuse at normal atmospheric mixing rates, giving time to repair any such damages.

Because most EU countries have proportional representation, which means geographically diffuse and demographically aligned ideologies, like the green party in the 70-80s, and the pirate party in the 2000s, can get off the ground easily.

I've yet to see a site that was open about automated actions being such - likely because they don't want to make it too easy to automate getting around the automated rules - but it does seem like there is a reasonable amount of explanation of the system that could diffuse these assumptions of persecution.

Diffuse definitions


move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"

See also: spread


spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"

See also: permeate pervade penetrate interpenetrate imbue riddle


cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"


spread out; not concentrated in one place; "a large diffuse organization"


(of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected

See also: soft diffused


lacking conciseness; "a diffuse historical novel"