verb dis·band \dis-ˈband\

: to end an organization or group (such as a club)

Full Definition of DISBAND

transitive verb
:  to break up the organization of :  dissolve
intransitive verb
:  to break up as an organization :  disperse
dis·band·ment \-ˈban(d)-mənt\ noun

Examples of DISBAND

  1. They've decided to disband the club.
  2. The members of the organization have decided to disband.

Origin of DISBAND

Middle French desbander, from des- dis- + bande band
First Known Use: 1591

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DISBAND Defined for Kids


verb dis·band \dis-ˈband\

Definition of DISBAND for Kids

:  to break up and stop being a group


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