Disband meaning

dĭs-bănd
To cease to function as an organization; break up.
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To dissolve the organization of (a corporation, for example).
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To break up (an association or organization)
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To dismiss (a military force) from service.
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To cease to exist or function as an organization; scatter; disperse.
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To break up or cause to cease to exist.

The president wanted to disband the scandal-plagued agency.

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To separate and move in different directions; disperse.
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Origin of disband

  • Obsolete French desbander to separate someone from a troop des- dis- Old French band troop band2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French desbander

    From Wiktionary