disperse  

  • Pronunciation of disperse: D IH0 S P ER1 S (dɪ'spɜrs)

  • Number of syllables of disperse: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of disperse

  • Definition of disperse

    • (v): cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"  
    • (v): cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"  
    • (v): distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"  
    • (v): move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";  
    • (v): to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"  
  • Examples of disperse

    • An agreement was reached and the venerable was working to disperse the crowd.  
    • Armed forces were called in to disperse the discontented crowd.  
    • The molecules of the gunpowder reactants disperse through the atmosphere.  
    • The upward flow is agitated to disperse the air therein.  
    • The Police's efforts to disperse the crowd from the Square were unsuccessful.  
    • The liquid is first agitated vigorously to disperse the iron.  
    • The function of the Lung is to descend and disperse qi throughout the body.  
    • The police also fired shots in the air to disperse the crowd.  
    • The police used tear gas to disperse the demonstrators.  
    • The prayers of the Daimoku are to disperse this gloom.  

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