To disperse is defined as to break up and spread in many directions.(verb)
The definition of disperse is to cause to vanish.(verb)
An example of to disperse is when fog is blown away by wind.
See disperse in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME dispersen < L dispersus, pp. of dispergere, to scatter abroad < dis-, out + spargere, to scatter, strew: see spark
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verb dis·persed, dis·pers·ing, dis·pers·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English dispersen
Origin: , from Old French disperser
Origin: , from Latin dispergere, dispers-, to disperse
Origin: : dis-, apart; see dis-
Origin: + spargere, to scatter.
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