Disburse meaning

dĭs-bûrs
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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To pay out, as from a fund; expend.
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To pay out; expend.
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(finance) To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury.
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Origin of disburse

  • Obsolete French desbourser from Old French desborser des- dis- borse purse (from Late Latin bursa bursa)

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

  • From Old French desbourser (modern: débourser). Equivalent to dis- +‎ burse (“purse”).

    From Wiktionary