Definitions for dispersedɪˈspɜrs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word disperse
scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse(verb)
"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter(verb)
to cause to separate and go in different directions
"She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
break up, disperse, scatter(verb)
cause to separate
"break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out(verb)
move away from each other
"The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
separate (light) into spectral rays
"the prosm disperses light"
circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around(verb)
cause to become widely known
"spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
To scatter in different directions
To break up and disappear; to dissipate
To separate rays of light etc. according to wavelength; to refract
To distribute throughout
Origin: From disperser, from dispersus, past participle of dispergere, from dis- + spargere; see sparse.
to scatter abroad; to drive to different parts; to distribute; to diffuse; to spread; as, the Jews are dispersed among all nations
to scatter, so as to cause to vanish; to dissipate; as, to disperse vapors
to separate; to go or move into different parts; to vanish; as, the company dispersed at ten o'clock; the clouds disperse
to distribute wealth; to share one's abundance with others
Disperse is a Christian Rock band from Southern Indiana. The band was formerly known, with an adjusted roster, as "Stuff."
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Police wanted them to disperse peacefully and did not take any action.
They fired teargas to disperse our rally and without any provocation or any cause at all.
It would have been impossible to disarm and disperse the strikers without significant bloodshed.
We had to use teargas and rubber bullets to disperse opposition activists after they smashed nearly a dozen vehicles and set off blasts.
Despite requests for peaceful negotiations, student protesters tried to penetrate the police blockade and the police were legally obligated to disperse them.
Translations for disperse
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- разсейвам, разпръсквам, разпилявамBulgarian
- dispersarCatalan, Valencian
- rozehnat, rozptýlitCzech
- پراکنده کردنPersian
- hajottaa, levittää, hajota, hajaantuaFinnish
- skeayl, scaalheanManx
- ցրել, ցրվելArmenian
- disperdere, distribuire, disseminarere, rifrangereItalian
- disseminar, distribuir, refratar, dispersar, dissiparPortuguese
- преломи́ть, разбра́сывать, разгоня́ть, преломля́ть, распространя́ть, разброса́ть, раскида́ть, разогна́ть, распространи́ть, рассыпа́ть, раски́дывать, рассе́ять, рассы́пать, рассе́иватьRussian
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