Definitions for disbursedɪsˈbɜrs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•bursedɪsˈbɜrs(v.t.)-bursed, -burs•ing.

  1. to pay out (money), esp. for expenses; expend.

  2. to distribute.

Origin of disburse:

1520–30; < MF desbourser, OF desborser=des-dis -1+-borser, der. of borsepurse< LL bursa bag


Princeton's WordNet

  1. disburse, pay out(verb)

    expend, as from a fund


  1. disburse(Verb)

    To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury

  2. Origin: From desbourser (modern: débourser). Equivalent to dis- + burse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disburse(verb)

    to pay out; to expend; -- usually from a public fund or treasury

Translations for disburse

  • εκταμιεύουνGreek


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