- Disburse is defined as to pay or give out.
An example of disburse is for a company to send out paychecks at the end of the month.
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transitive verb dis·bursed, dis·burs·ing, dis·burs·es
Origin: Obsolete French desbourser, from Old French desborser : des-, dis- + borse, purse (from Late Latin bursa; see bursa).
- dis·bursˈa·ble adjective
- dis·bursˈer noun