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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disband(verb)

    cause to break up or cease to function

    "the principal disbanded the political student organization"

  2. disband, dissolve(verb)

    stop functioning or cohering as a unit

    "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"


  1. disband(Verb)

    to break up or cause to cease to exist

    The president wanted to disband the scandal-plagued agency.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disband(verb)

    to loose the bands of; to set free; to disunite; to scatter; to disperse; to break up the organization of; especially, to dismiss from military service; as, to disband an army

  2. Disband(verb)

    to divorce

  3. Disband(verb)

    to become separated, broken up, dissolved, or scattered; especially, to quit military service by breaking up organization

  4. Origin: [Pref. dis- + band: cf. OF. desbander, F. dbander, to unbind, unbend. See Band, and cf. Disbend, Disbind.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disband

    dis-band′, v.t. to break up a band: to disperse, esp. of troops.—v.i. to break up.—n. Disband′ment. [O. Fr. desbander, des—L. dis, neg., bander.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disband in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disband in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of disband in a Sentence

  1. Adam Baldwin:

    Hi @Twitter: Fire @jack and disband the 'Trust and Safety' Council. Here's why.

  2. State John Kerry on Saturday:

    If the Palestinian Authority ceases, or were to cease security cooperation, or even decide to disband as a result of their economic predicament, and that could happen in the future if they don't receive additional revenues, then we would be faced by yet another crisis, we are working hard to prevent that from happening and that is why we have been reaching out to key stakeholders to express these concerns and also to try to work together to find a solution to this challenge.

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