- To spread here and there; scatter: strewing flowers down the aisle. (verb-transitive)
- To cover (an area or a surface) with things scattered or sprinkled: "Italy . . . was strewn thick with the remains of Roman buildings” ( Bernard Berenson). (verb-transitive)
- To be or become dispersed over (a surface). (verb-transitive)
- To spread (something) over a wide area; disseminate. (verb-transitive)
American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.