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disband

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verb dis·band \dis-ˈband\

Simple Definition of disband

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of disband

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to break up the organization of :  dissolve

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to break up as an organization :  disperse

disbandment

play \-ˈban(d)-mənt\ noun

Examples of disband in a sentence

  1. They've decided to disband the club.

  2. The members of the organization have decided to disband.



Origin and Etymology of disband

Middle French desbander, from des- dis- + bande band


First Known Use: 1591

Rhymes with disband

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DISBAND Defined for Kids

disband

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verb dis·band \dis-ˈband\

Definition of disband for Students

disbanded

disbanding

  1. :  to break up and stop being a group





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