disband

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verb dis·band \ dis-ˈband \

Definition of disband

transitive verb
:to break up the organization of :dissolve
intransitive verb
: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.

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Origin and Etymology of disband

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

disband Synonyms

Synonyms
break up, disperse, dissolve
Antonyms
band, join, unite
Related Words
demobilize
Near Antonyms
incorporate; consolidate; hang together

DISBAND Defined for English Language Learners

disband

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verb

Definition of disband for English Language Learners

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


DISBAND Defined for Kids

disband

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verb dis·band \ dis-ˈband \

Definition of disband for Students

disbanded; disbanding
:to break up and stop being a group


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