An example of disburse is for a company to send out paychecks at the end of the month.
transitive verb-·bursed′, -·burs′ing
Origin of disburseOld French desbourser from des-, dis- + bourse, borse, purse: see dis- and bourse
transitive verbdis·bursed, dis·burs·ing, dis·burs·es
Origin of disburseObsolete French desbourser from Old French desborser des- dis- borse purse ( from Late Latin bursa ; see bursa . )
(third-person singular simple present disburses, present participle disbursing, simple past and past participle disbursed)
- Do not confuse with the scattering word disperse, despite similarity.
From Old French desbourser (modern: débourser). Equivalent to dis- + burse (“purse”).